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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC
#83
OVERALL RANKING

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC


SCORE: 69.52

#84
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 69.62
 
#84
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 68.40
 
Percent of Population 65+:  14.41%
Population 65+:  121,370
Total Population:  842,108

Indicator Rank Score Average
AvgScore
Percent
+/-
% +/-
General Livability 95 81.34 87.83 -7.39 %
Health Care 74 56.13 62.09 -9.60 %
Wellness 69 68.06 72.07 -5.56 %
Financial Security 31 90.47 88.25 2.52 %
Education 16 67.12 61.67 8.84 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
85 36.11 46.42 -22.21 %
Employment 91 55.79 63.96 -12.77 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
19 76.25 69.42 9.84 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
62 71.85 73.23 -1.88 %
(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 53 44.43 46.41
Crime rate 89 38.73 52.77
Internet access 88 75.13 83.51
Employment growth 27 89.38 86.82
Unemployment rate 58 60.23 64.06
Income distribution 55 85.11 86.33
Weather 37 67.47 65.13
Fatal car crashes 96 24.89 51.71

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare enrollment 96 84.14 62.02
Primary-care physicians 56 56.21 57.60
Nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants 71 36.02 45.49
Number of nurses 58 34.95 38.33
Number of hospital beds 72 31.30 37.22
Long-term hospitals 4 76.93 22.49
Hospitals with geriatric services 15 57.93 37.70
Hospitals with rehabilitation services 92 23.16 43.27
Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 60 0.00 11.62
Hospitals with hospice services 85 0.00 31.78
Orthopedic surgeons 25 36.86 31.70
Dialysis centers 64 34.18 40.28
Medical and diagnostic centers 92 27.28 48.95
Physical therapists 71 47.15 56.09
Expenses per inpatient day 27 68.91 62.02
Joint Commission accreditation 40 88.89 83.71
Medical school affiliation 86 21.21 45.76
Magnet hospitals 65 6.67 14.40
ER wait times 97 22.17 40.01
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 77 62.62 70.79
Smoking rate 87 21.10 30.34
Diabetes rate 80 39.79 48.54
Alzheimer's cases 26 87.05 81.26
Caregivers 39 40.53 39.21
Life expectancy at 65 78 80.08 84.59
Depression 65 39.60 43.31
Physical activity 79 56.96 65.43
Fitness and recreational sports centers 35 51.21 46.08
Fast-food outlets 76 55.37 61.73
Falls with injury 59 35.39 38.43
Binge drinking 20 46.07 40.64
Air quality 62 62.85 67.44

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 15 56.78 47.44
Total bank deposits 76 4.05 7.24
Tax burden 5 93.40 68.14
Dependency ratio 72 82.74 84.57
Growth of small businesses 69 83.73 86.25
Older adults below poverty line 30 64.13 58.57
Capital gains 82 32.07 49.15
Income growth 50 83.55 84.11
Reverse mortgages 31 20.00 15.80
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 37 49.34 44.17
Median rental price 6 85.05 69.47
Households with older adults 28 58.33 55.52
Nursing beds 70 48.51 60.28
Cost of semi-private nursing room 23 73.68 64.62
Home health-care service providers 93 6.43 15.21
Continuing-care facilities 52 18.80 23.14
Cost of assisted living 16 92.16 80.63
Nursing-home rating 28 46.08 36.99
Older adults in family homes 33 86.72 84.60
Cost of adult day services 14 63.64 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 81 36.91 50.90
Commute times 24 85.40 78.27
Commuters who walk to work 70 25.35 38.41
Number of passenger trips 90 1.47 9.79
Public transport fare 45 11.76 16.65
Investment in public/senior transportation 98 40.98 67.65
Grocery stores 72 27.94 33.58
Special needs transportation 69 20.94 29.60

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 28 50.75 47.47
Arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 79 21.92 30.60
Senior volunteer rates 41 54.90 53.28
Number of public libraries 73 33.79 44.65
Number of civic and religious organizations 2 98.46 60.15
Funding for older adults 96 70.47 75.84
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 75 87.31 38.00
College enrollment 42 59.83 58.16
Number of community colleges 23 26.11 20.92
Number of universities 11 54.91 38.93