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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL
#153
OVERALL RANKING

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL


SCORE: 65.48

#153
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 65.61
 
#158
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 66.11
 
Percent of Population 65+:  15.66%
Population 65+:  59,913
Total Population:  382,590

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 111 82.32 81.58 0.91 %
Health Care 176 45.49 50.15 -9.29 %
Wellness 208 64.16 68.45 -6.27 %
Financial 172 79.56 81.09 -1.89 %
EducationEducation 168 56.47 71.18 -4.68 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
83 77.17 71.18 8.42 %
Employment 168 46.78 51.56 -9.27 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
112 57.32 57.14 0.32 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
64 55.50 51.89 6.96 %
(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 30 64.74 49.09
Crime Rate 121 42.99 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 208 77.83 80.67
Unemployment Rate 160 42.34 46.80
Income Distribution 42 88.37 84.25
Weather 231 51.64 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 42 42.41 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 203 25.95 33.5
Number of hospital beds 199 20.45 29.37
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 165 75.00 79.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 57 0.00 6.57
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 198 7.43 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 90 29.70 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 36 0.00 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 35 37.82 15.09
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 165 12.50 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 58 12.50 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 163 10.54 13.35
Number of nurses 163 21.37 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 156 1.72 2.35
ER Wait Times 119 24.37 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 176 42.75 46.33
Smoking rate 95 13.06 13.69
Diabetes rate 132 41.14 41.83
Binge drinking 137 17.24 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 237 61.62 74.78
Caregivers 171 33.16 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 139 76.45 76.89
Depression 42 57.22 49.3
Physical activity 133 37.77 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 78 50.08 42.27
Fast-food outlets 130 34.45 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 95 19.25 17.69
Air quality 241 50.72 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 107 57.81 53.83
Total bank deposits 74 1.08 1.37
Tax burden 221 58.26 70.55
Dependency ratio 201 57.27 61.29
Small business growth 209 78.47 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 187 24.22 29.07
Capital gains 94 35.66 31.31
Income growth 196 58.30 60.52
Reverse mortgages 53 40.30 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 90 52.97 46.02
Median rental price 53 80.44 70.18
Households with older adults 117 39.42 39.04
Nursing beds 67 63.54 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 48 79.25 70.35
Home health-care service providers 112 12.97 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 145 11.23 14.8
Cost of assisted living 204 66.39 71.61
Nursing-home rating 181 14.81 22.29
Older adults in family homes 243 78.41 82.84
Cost of adult day services 103 54.34 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 183 50.57 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 86 32.36 31.34
Employment growth 211 42.12 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 186 4.06 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 79 76.88 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 40 7.82 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 254 23.76 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 144 15.13 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 164 40.40 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 66 51.97 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 94 30.85 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 161 14.39 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 70 60.05 63.01
Number of public libraries 44 35.35 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 150 60.30 12.40
Funding for older adults 49 31.48 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 108 88.81 85.93
College enrollment 213 16.81 26.46