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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Coeur d'Alene, ID
#205
OVERALL RANKING

Coeur d'Alene, ID


SCORE: 64.07

#210
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 63.98
 
#205
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 64.23
 
Percent of Population 65+:  15.62%
Population 65+:  22,220
Total Population:  142,278

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 155 80.60 81.58 -1.20 %
Health Care 183 45.01 50.15 -10.25 %
Wellness 61 72.52 68.45 5.95 %
Financial 164 79.94 81.09 -1.42 %
EducationEducation 118 58.71 71.18 -.89 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
198 65.51 71.18 -7.97 %
Employment 278 33.46 51.56 -35.10 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
213 51.12 57.14 -10.54 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
105 52.58 51.89 1.33 %
(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 218 38.69 49.09
Crime Rate 135 41.05 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 33 85.17 80.67
Unemployment Rate 114 47.47 46.80
Income Distribution 159 82.61 84.25
Weather 235 51.49 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 4 73.17 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 151 30.74 33.5
Number of hospital beds 220 16.99 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 129 20.01 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 230 13.34 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 36 0.00 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 74 25.48 15.09
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 177 0.00 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 15 33.33 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 118 12.24 13.35
Number of nurses 139 22.76 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 36 3.01 2.35
ER Wait Times 170 19.28 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 33 54.18 46.33
Smoking rate 122 11.79 13.69
Diabetes rate 109 43.00 41.83
Binge drinking 105 19.11 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 208 69.32 74.78
Caregivers 115 38.72 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 120 77.38 76.89
Depression 114 50.14 49.3
Physical activity 59 44.39 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 70 51.63 42.27
Fast-food outlets 121 35.22 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 20 35.62 17.69
Air quality 52 71.43 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 68 63.54 53.83
Total bank deposits 157 0.84 1.37
Tax burden 45 82.64 70.55
Dependency ratio 237 54.60 61.29
Small business growth 194 78.93 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 154 26.73 29.07
Capital gains 99 32.53 31.31
Income growth 50 63.02 60.52
Reverse mortgages 236 9.01 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 202 38.05 46.02
Median rental price 152 69.57 70.18
Households with older adults 106 39.86 39.04
Nursing beds 240 28.72 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 148 61.40 70.35
Home health-care service providers 115 12.66 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 33 27.11 14.8
Cost of assisted living 79 77.93 71.61
Nursing-home rating 139 20.00 22.29
Older adults in family homes 23 89.06 82.84
Cost of adult day services 276 30.17 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 273 34.60 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 281 4.87 31.34
Employment growth 50 47.22 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 111 7.34 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 159 69.86 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 190 1.58 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 40 44.77 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 190 12.06 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 231 32.33 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 141 43.21 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 79 32.11 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 120 16.58 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 18 73.42 63.01
Number of public libraries 108 24.94 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 247 34.32 12.40
Funding for older adults 75 29.75 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 38 93.26 85.93
College enrollment 221 16.33 26.46