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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL
#96
OVERALL RANKING

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL


SCORE: 66.81

#96
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 67.29
 
#95
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 65.69
 
Percent of Population 65+:  22.94%
Population 65+:  136,556
Total Population:  595,348

Indicator Rank Score Average
AvgScore
Percent
+/-
% +/-
General Livability 22 91.14 87.83 3.77 %
Health Care 98 38.99 62.09 -37.20 %
Wellness 29 74.96 72.07 4.01 %
Financial Security 38 89.71 88.25 1.65 %
Education 99 48.72 61.67 -21.00 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
99 29.32 46.42 -36.84 %
Employment 76 57.96 63.96 -9.38 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
39 71.76 69.42 3.37 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
83 62.82 73.23 -14.22 %
(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 35 51.08 46.41
Crime rate 74 43.09 52.77
Internet access 20 91.26 83.51
Employment growth 51 86.13 86.82
Unemployment rate 78 55.07 64.06
Income distribution 15 88.89 86.33
Weather 7 84.08 65.13
Fatal car crashes 100 23.06 51.71

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare enrollment 15 93.68 62.02
Primary-care physicians 97 29.50 57.60
Nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants 98 17.76 45.49
Number of nurses 99 17.73 38.33
Number of hospital beds 100 16.96 37.22
Long-term hospitals 72 0.00 22.49
Hospitals with geriatric services 97 7.90 37.70
Hospitals with rehabilitation services 94 22.10 43.27
Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 60 0.00 11.62
Hospitals with hospice services 72 15.95 31.78
Orthopedic surgeons 97 12.38 31.70
Dialysis centers 89 21.88 40.28
Medical and diagnostic centers 68 41.01 48.95
Physical therapists 93 32.71 56.09
Expenses per inpatient day 30 66.96 62.02
Joint Commission accreditation 1 100.00 83.71
Medical school affiliation 86 21.21 45.76
Magnet hospitals 78 0.00 14.40
ER wait times 60 31.90 40.01
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 46 69.81 70.79
Smoking rate 31 30.28 30.34
Diabetes rate 99 34.77 48.54
Alzheimer's cases 42 84.28 81.26
Caregivers 98 22.12 39.21
Life expectancy at 65 44 84.58 84.59
Depression 38 44.47 43.31
Physical activity 80 56.69 65.43
Fitness and recreational sports centers 49 46.79 46.08
Fast-food outlets 4 87.06 61.73
Falls with injury 93 27.38 38.43
Binge drinking 7 54.55 40.64
Air quality 3 96.29 67.44

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 81 39.99 47.44
Total bank deposits 79 3.81 7.24
Tax burden 40 73.35 68.14
Dependency ratio 96 69.78 84.57
Growth of small businesses 51 85.97 86.25
Older adults below poverty line 49 58.21 58.57
Capital gains 10 71.74 49.15
Income growth 66 81.68 84.11
Reverse mortgages 63 7.19 15.80
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 13 58.46 44.17
Median rental price 64 66.31 69.47
Households with older adults 3 85.53 55.52
Nursing beds 75 44.45 60.28
Cost of semi-private nursing room 56 58.33 64.62
Home health-care service providers 92 6.72 15.21
Continuing-care facilities 31 24.69 23.14
Cost of assisted living 19 91.43 80.63
Nursing-home rating 39 38.75 36.99
Older adults in family homes 36 86.40 84.60
Cost of adult day services 41 53.85 55.79

Employment Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 72.79
65+ unemployment rate 30.13
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 85.90
Output of service sector/manufacturing 22.62
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Walk score 97 26.86 50.90
Commute times 58 76.89 78.27
Commuters who walk to work 98 14.60 38.41
Number of passenger trips 82 1.93 9.79
Public transport fare 27 14.29 16.65
Investment in public/senior transportation 91 50.82 67.65
Grocery stores 100 15.75 33.58
Special needs transportation 77 18.67 29.60

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 3 80.44 47.47
Arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 72 23.23 30.60
Senior volunteer rates 87 41.98 53.28
Number of public libraries 98 17.89 44.65
Number of civic and religious organizations 90 32.78 60.15
Funding for older adults 88 70.63 75.84
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 30 92.58 38.00
College enrollment 87 48.19 58.16
Number of community colleges 94 7.38 20.92
Number of universities 99 12.25 38.93