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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Mansfield, OH
#232
OVERALL RANKING

Mansfield, OH


SCORE: 62.84

#242
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 62.72
 
#214
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 63.90
 
Percent of Population 65+:  17.17%
Population 65+:  21,044
Total Population:  122,585

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 227 78.00 81.58 -4.39 %
Health Care 215 42.97 50.15 -14.32 %
Wellness 261 61.31 68.45 -10.43 %
Financial 173 79.52 81.09 -1.94 %
EducationEducation 221 53.61 71.18 -9.50 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
48 80.57 71.18 13.19 %
Employment 280 31.47 51.56 -38.96 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
211 51.30 57.14 -10.22 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
59 55.98 51.89 7.88 %
(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 23 67.27 49.09
Crime Rate 269 25.10 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 236 76.56 80.67
Unemployment Rate 160 42.34 46.80
Income Distribution 42 88.37 84.25
Weather 210 53.14 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 108 30.29 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 253 20.14 33.5
Number of hospital beds 219 17.03 29.37
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 57 0.00 6.57
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 121 21.40 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 98 28.54 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 36 0.00 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 68 27.26 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 247 5.64 13.35
Number of nurses 157 21.91 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 241 1.08 2.35
ER Wait Times 264 12.01 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 230 40.25 46.33
Smoking rate 199 9.61 13.69
Diabetes rate 221 33.78 41.83
Binge drinking 166 15.89 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 135 77.55 74.78
Caregivers 194 31.80 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 215 73.01 76.89
Depression 167 46.32 49.3
Physical activity 249 30.10 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 181 36.68 42.27
Fast-food outlets 227 30.08 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 53 25.42 17.69
Air quality 257 49.11 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 141 54.68 53.83
Total bank deposits 176 0.80 1.37
Tax burden 155 69.88 70.55
Dependency ratio 216 56.16 61.29
Small business growth 258 75.37 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 177 24.82 29.07
Capital gains 247 19.68 31.31
Income growth 240 57.23 60.52
Reverse mortgages 41 43.70 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 14 71.72 46.02
Median rental price 12 88.16 70.18
Households with older adults 34 45.18 39.04
Nursing beds 117 52.00 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 122 66.67 70.35
Home health-care service providers 54 19.93 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 131 11.87 14.8
Cost of assisted living 213 64.91 71.61
Nursing-home rating 207 10.00 22.29
Older adults in family homes 266 76.22 82.84
Cost of adult day services 46 63.64 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 275 34.04 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 263 10.76 31.34
Employment growth 245 40.16 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 232 2.89 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 165 69.55 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 212 1.17 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 82 42.07 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 160 13.91 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 162 40.84 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 213 35.80 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 51 34.06 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 165 14.28 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 87 57.89 63.01
Number of public libraries 83 27.58 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 53 76.27 12.40
Funding for older adults 76 29.69 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 189 84.46 85.93
College enrollment 229 15.78 26.46