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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Hanford-Corcoran, CA
#131
OVERALL RANKING

Hanford-Corcoran, CA


SCORE: 66.59

#116
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 67.08
 
#129
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 67.01
 
Percent of Population 65+:  8.49%
Population 65+:  12,853
Total Population:  151,382

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 170 80.22 81.58 -1.67 %
Health Care 168 46.16 50.15 -7.96 %
Wellness 24 77.85 68.45 13.73 %
Financial 214 76.44 81.09 -5.73 %
EducationEducation 268 48.81 71.18 -17.61 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
222 63.46 71.18 -10.85 %
Employment 28 68.90 51.56 33.63 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
27 72.26 57.14 26.46 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
253 41.81 51.89 -19.43 %
(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 257 32.05 49.09
Crime Rate 115 43.44 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 152 80.01 80.67
Unemployment Rate 275 22.40 46.80
Income Distribution 159 82.61 84.25
Weather 24 80.07 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 61 37.30 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 157 30.27 33.5
Number of hospital beds 159 24.76 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 71 32.44 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 152 21.63 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 36 0.00 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 26 41.31 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 231 6.78 13.35
Number of nurses 61 29.86 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 214 1.29 2.35
ER Wait Times 17 42.42 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 32 54.32 46.33
Smoking rate 2 74.57 13.69
Diabetes rate 19 57.86 41.83
Binge drinking 49 26.34 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 27 90.74 74.78
Caregivers 71 43.36 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 42 82.19 76.89
Depression 36 57.64 49.3
Physical activity 77 42.65 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 262 20.85 42.27
Fast-food outlets 43 40.86 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 262 6.35 17.69
Air quality 278 40.74 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 281 18.33 53.83
Total bank deposits 276 0.42 1.37
Tax burden 251 52.36 70.55
Dependency ratio 61 65.27 61.29
Small business growth 140 80.79 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 254 19.02 29.07
Capital gains 28 45.50 31.31
Income growth 25 65.19 60.52
Reverse mortgages 119 30.43 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 206 37.38 46.02
Median rental price 203 64.44 70.18
Households with older adults 257 29.78 39.04
Nursing beds 232 32.06 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 179 57.14 70.35
Home health-care service providers 270 2.19 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 247 5.74 14.8
Cost of assisted living 182 67.33 71.61
Nursing-home rating 2 66.67 22.29
Older adults in family homes 69 85.53 82.84
Cost of adult day services 183 45.45 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 202 49.08 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 1 100.00 31.34
Employment growth 201 42.40 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 204 3.79 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 182 68.00 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 15 16.04 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 12 48.54 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 128 16.73 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 4 85.63 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 204 37.68 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 275 17.18 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 194 12.40 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 182 48.54 63.01
Number of public libraries 77 29.02 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 248 34.28 12.40
Funding for older adults 174 27.93 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 274 68.91 85.93
College enrollment 103 24.11 26.46