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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Killeen-Temple, TX
#48
OVERALL RANKING

Killeen-Temple, TX


SCORE: 70.42

#52
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 70.11
 
#25
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 72.17
 
Percent of Population 65+:  9.33%
Population 65+:  39,225
Total Population:  420,532

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 21 88.92 81.58 9.00 %
Health Care 28 63.22 50.15 26.06 %
Wellness 87 70.24 68.45 2.62 %
Financial 85 84.04 81.09 3.64 %
EducationEducation 79 60.91 71.18 2.82 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
27 84.95 71.18 19.35 %
Employment 141 49.29 51.56 -4.40 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
259 45.14 57.14 -21.00 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
187 47.78 51.89 -7.92 %
(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 46 61.39 49.09
Crime Rate 154 38.52 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 88 82.15 80.67
Unemployment Rate 95 50.43 46.80
Income Distribution 22 90.48 84.25
Weather 67 70.51 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 99 31.69 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 33 47.00 33.5
Number of hospital beds 5 78.35 29.37
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 131 88.89 79.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 32 22.81 6.57
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 120 21.44 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 97 28.59 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 36 0.00 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 120 13.65 15.09
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 90 33.33 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 64 0.00 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 28 22.08 13.35
Number of nurses 13 44.94 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 88 2.28 2.35
ER Wait Times 223 15.77 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 79 48.90 46.33
Smoking rate 25 20.91 13.69
Diabetes rate 72 46.90 41.83
Binge drinking 132 17.59 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 90 82.05 74.78
Caregivers 55 47.75 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 173 75.12 76.89
Depression 222 42.93 49.3
Physical activity 145 36.90 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 178 36.82 42.27
Fast-food outlets 67 38.58 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 276 3.93 17.69
Air quality 128 60.19 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 231 40.85 53.83
Total bank deposits 256 0.55 1.37
Tax burden 54 82.09 70.55
Dependency ratio 77 63.82 61.29
Small business growth 52 84.52 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 56 34.52 29.07
Capital gains 61 38.96 31.31
Income growth 256 56.56 60.52
Reverse mortgages 167 21.94 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 61 56.29 46.02
Median rental price 213 63.26 70.18
Households with older adults 266 28.06 39.04
Nursing beds 37 74.44 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 1 100.00 70.35
Home health-care service providers 64 18.88 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 224 7.31 14.8
Cost of assisted living 129 71.23 71.61
Nursing-home rating 126 22.73 22.29
Older adults in family homes 29 87.96 82.84
Cost of adult day services 1 100.00 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 144 54.42 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 170 20.14 31.34
Employment growth 11 52.80 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 86 8.90 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 153 70.18 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 176 1.85 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 280 17.12 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 81 22.74 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 249 30.21 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 227 33.78 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 270 19.03 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 44 26.20 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 203 44.89 63.01
Number of public libraries 223 13.50 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 100 69.58 12.40
Funding for older adults 197 27.49 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 152 86.42 85.93
College enrollment 73 29.57 26.46