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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI
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OVERALL RANKING

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI


SCORE: 64.86

#146
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 65.96
 
#234
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 63.15
 
Percent of Population 65+:  15.11%
Population 65+:  24,710
Total Population:  163,490

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 112 82.28 81.58 0.86 %
Health Care 207 43.46 50.15 -13.34 %
Wellness 25 77.63 68.45 13.41 %
Financial 266 71.89 81.09 -11.35 %
EducationEducation 235 52.67 71.18 -11.09 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
280 47.05 71.18 -33.90 %
Employment 2 93.96 51.56 82.23 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
74 61.73 57.14 8.03 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
233 44.80 51.89 -13.66 %
(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 281 12.40 49.09
Crime Rate 226 30.77 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 27 86.04 80.67
Unemployment Rate 34 62.50 46.80
Income Distribution 71 86.36 84.25
Weather 6 86.98 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 172 23.21 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 62 40.46 33.5
Number of hospital beds 250 13.68 29.37
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 233 50.00 79.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 57 0.00 6.57
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 203 0.00 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 233 13.16 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 36 0.00 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 77 25.13 15.09
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 18 75.00 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 64 0.00 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 121 12.08 13.35
Number of nurses 261 11.68 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 277 0.56 2.35
ER Wait Times 275 10.10 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 17 59.34 46.33
Smoking rate 36 19.12 13.69
Diabetes rate 43 52.28 41.83
Binge drinking 176 15.43 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 140 76.64 74.78
Caregivers 203 31.18 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 6 89.59 76.89
Depression 1 100.00 49.3
Physical activity 32 49.71 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 166 38.30 42.27
Fast-food outlets 200 31.48 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 99 18.96 17.69
Air quality 68 68.00 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 233 40.77 53.83
Total bank deposits 87 1.03 1.37
Tax burden 201 59.92 70.55
Dependency ratio 84 62.96 61.29
Small business growth 72 83.30 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 209 22.42 29.07
Capital gains 125 28.06 31.31
Income growth 65 62.21 60.52
Reverse mortgages 250 6.26 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 279 11.49 46.02
Median rental price 276 44.54 70.18
Households with older adults 86 40.86 39.04
Nursing beds 252 24.65 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 269 40.94 70.35
Home health-care service providers 265 2.92 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 281 1.06 14.8
Cost of assisted living 236 63.13 71.61
Nursing-home rating 102 25.00 22.29
Older adults in family homes 12 92.66 82.84
Cost of adult day services 140 53.03 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 11 84.84 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 59 39.84 31.34
Employment growth 188 42.78 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 2 89.32 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 189 67.40 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 31 9.98 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 193 33.82 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 131 16.41 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 22 66.20 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 194 38.27 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 149 28.49 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 31 28.96 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 198 45.52 63.01
Number of public libraries 209 14.78 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 257 30.70 12.40
Funding for older adults 67 30.44 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 160 86.11 85.93
College enrollment 274 11.66 26.46