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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Bremerton-Silverdale, WA
#225
OVERALL RANKING

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA


SCORE: 63.14

#221
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 63.49
 
#239
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 62.68
 
Percent of Population 65+:  14.53%
Population 65+:  36,995
Total Population:  254,625

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 153 80.65 81.58 -1.14 %
Health Care 229 41.61 50.15 -17.03 %
Wellness 69 71.98 68.45 5.16 %
Financial 255 72.83 81.09 -10.19 %
EducationEducation 88 60.40 71.18 1.96 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
248 58.52 71.18 -17.79 %
Employment 134 49.77 51.56 -3.47 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
95 59.08 57.14 3.40 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
140 50.55 51.89 -2.58 %
(Three-tier color code: 1-25 Green, 26-75 Black, 76+ Red)
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General Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Cost of Living 217 38.71 49.09
Crime Rate 160 37.87 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 165 79.61 80.67
Unemployment Rate 155 42.65 46.80
Income Distribution 110 84.44 84.25
Weather 128 61.95 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 30 47.44 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 181 28.15 33.5
Number of hospital beds 273 9.66 29.37
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 57 0.00 6.57
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 176 11.91 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 204 15.88 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 36 0.00 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 140 0.00 15.09
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 39 50.00 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 64 0.00 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 217 7.38 13.35
Number of nurses 254 12.40 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 220 1.26 2.35
ER Wait Times 170 19.28 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 149 44.29 46.33
Smoking rate 108 12.22 13.69
Diabetes rate 80 45.69 41.83
Binge drinking 126 17.84 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 15 93.98 74.78
Caregivers 225 29.51 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 93 78.59 76.89
Depression 58 54.81 49.3
Physical activity 37 48.60 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 137 42.17 42.27
Fast-food outlets 75 37.91 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 180 11.24 17.69
Air quality 75 67.07 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 194 47.81 53.83
Total bank deposits 248 0.59 1.37
Tax burden 190 60.38 70.55
Dependency ratio 77 63.82 61.29
Small business growth 169 80.09 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 194 23.51 29.07
Capital gains 51 39.00 31.31
Income growth 179 58.68 60.52
Reverse mortgages 254 5.68 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 246 30.69 46.02
Median rental price 257 53.60 70.18
Households with older adults 156 37.70 39.04
Nursing beds 200 39.04 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 227 52.63 70.35
Home health-care service providers 264 3.06 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 26 30.11 14.8
Cost of assisted living 257 54.59 71.61
Nursing-home rating 80 30.00 22.29
Older adults in family homes 112 83.29 82.84
Cost of adult day services 148 51.47 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 97 59.14 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 208 16.16 31.34
Employment growth 253 39.93 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 30 19.68 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 279 49.68 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 36 8.25 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 104 39.50 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 20 38.20 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 92 49.21 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 118 46.39 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 105 30.23 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 74 20.83 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 38 68.45 63.01
Number of public libraries 204 15.04 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 227 42.62 12.40
Funding for older adults 211 27.42 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 10 96.06 85.93
College enrollment 217 16.65 26.46