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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Napa, CA
#84
OVERALL RANKING

Napa, CA


SCORE: 68.06

#95
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 67.87
 
#84
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 68.78
 
Percent of Population 65+:  15.99%
Population 65+:  22,210
Total Population:  138,916

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 11 91.11 81.58 11.68 %
Health Care 53 58.12 50.15 15.89 %
Wellness 21 78.22 68.45 14.27 %
Financial 246 73.90 81.09 -8.87 %
EducationEducation 72 61.69 71.18 4.14 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
275 51.35 71.18 -27.86 %
Employment 169 46.76 51.56 -9.31 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
32 70.38 57.14 23.17 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
254 41.68 51.89 -19.68 %
(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 276 18.71 49.09
Crime Rate 39 58.21 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 16 88.34 80.67
Unemployment Rate 91 50.98 46.80
Income Distribution 203 80.85 84.25
Weather 13 81.83 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 5 70.35 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 56 41.57 33.5
Number of hospital beds 3 81.87 29.37
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 14 42.67 6.57
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 128 20.05 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 229 13.37 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 36 0.00 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 140 0.00 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 98 13.54 13.35
Number of nurses 89 27.12 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 253 0.99 2.35
ER Wait Times 96 26.51 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 21 56.04 46.33
Smoking rate 29 20.38 13.69
Diabetes rate 65 48.20 41.83
Binge drinking 221 13.41 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 36 90.08 74.78
Caregivers 261 24.82 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 40 82.33 76.89
Depression 69 53.31 49.3
Physical activity 18 54.38 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 6 78.98 42.27
Fast-food outlets 28 42.44 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 129 15.16 17.69
Air quality 41 73.33 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 113 57.03 53.83
Total bank deposits 33 1.33 1.37
Tax burden 251 52.36 70.55
Dependency ratio 159 58.81 61.29
Small business growth 138 80.95 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 93 31.79 29.07
Capital gains 28 45.50 31.31
Income growth 36 64.26 60.52
Reverse mortgages 265 3.55 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 278 12.45 46.02
Median rental price 280 38.00 70.18
Households with older adults 39 44.60 39.04
Nursing beds 183 40.83 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 179 57.14 70.35
Home health-care service providers 173 9.27 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 36 26.35 14.8
Cost of assisted living 182 67.33 71.61
Nursing-home rating 229 0.00 22.29
Older adults in family homes 218 79.72 82.84
Cost of adult day services 183 45.45 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 53 66.87 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 256 11.55 31.34
Employment growth 204 42.36 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 188 4.05 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 210 65.38 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 105 3.28 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 12 48.54 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 79 23.20 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 17 71.32 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 43 55.56 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 85 31.72 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 99 18.51 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 187 48.32 63.01
Number of public libraries 234 12.74 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 259 29.51 12.40
Funding for older adults 170 27.94 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 28 94.09 85.93
College enrollment 131 21.94 26.46