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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Green Bay, WI
#162
OVERALL RANKING

Green Bay, WI


SCORE: 65.11

#167
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 65.36
 
#174
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 65.42
 
Percent of Population 65+:  13.22%
Population 65+:  41,105
Total Population:  311,007

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 54 85.32 81.58 4.58 %
Health Care 179 45.22 50.15 -9.83 %
Wellness 136 67.77 68.45 -.99 %
Financial 217 76.17 81.09 -6.07 %
EducationEducation 136 57.90 71.18 -2.26 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
135 71.54 71.18 0.51 %
Employment 117 51.35 51.56 -.41 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
187 52.94 57.14 -7.35 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
103 52.65 51.89 1.46 %
(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 97 54.31 49.09
Crime Rate 35 61.41 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 158 79.88 80.67
Unemployment Rate 67 55.56 46.80
Income Distribution 8 92.68 84.25
Weather 251 50.25 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 27 49.36 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 146 31.06 33.5
Number of hospital beds 178 23.58 29.37
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 218 62.50 79.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 57 0.00 6.57
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 75 31.75 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 99 28.22 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 177 0.00 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 64 0.00 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 84 14.32 13.35
Number of nurses 78 28.06 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 167 1.66 2.35
ER Wait Times 49 34.76 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 107 46.90 46.33
Smoking rate 90 13.34 13.69
Diabetes rate 96 44.14 41.83
Binge drinking 275 9.52 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 238 61.18 74.78
Caregivers 167 33.64 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 64 80.06 76.89
Depression 112 50.18 49.3
Physical activity 90 41.38 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 44 56.88 42.27
Fast-food outlets 74 38.00 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 47 25.77 17.69
Air quality 102 62.63 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 50 65.92 53.83
Total bank deposits 50 1.20 1.37
Tax burden 222 57.92 70.55
Dependency ratio 117 61.01 61.29
Small business growth 220 77.97 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 109 30.05 29.07
Capital gains 149 26.12 31.31
Income growth 83 61.46 60.52
Reverse mortgages 160 22.90 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 148 43.95 46.02
Median rental price 59 79.62 70.18
Households with older adults 222 33.24 39.04
Nursing beds 132 49.63 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 195 56.68 70.35
Home health-care service providers 52 20.40 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 29 28.36 14.8
Cost of assisted living 227 63.44 71.61
Nursing-home rating 139 20.00 22.29
Older adults in family homes 180 81.15 82.84
Cost of adult day services 104 53.85 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 104 58.73 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 63 38.14 31.34
Employment growth 265 38.91 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 167 4.47 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 118 72.86 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 120 2.91 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 262 22.38 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 130 16.50 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 191 36.58 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 82 49.38 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 183 26.53 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 154 14.88 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 23 72.59 63.01
Number of public libraries 92 26.95 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 220 43.81 12.40
Funding for older adults 127 28.76 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 82 90.05 85.93
College enrollment 189 18.46 26.46