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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
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OVERALL RANKING

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL


SCORE: 64.79

#168
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 65.27
 
#209
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 64.11
 
Percent of Population 65+:  28.15%
Population 65+:  93,611
Total Population:  332,528

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 29 87.91 81.58 7.76 %
Health Care 260 37.32 50.15 -25.58 %
Wellness 12 81.29 68.45 18.76 %
Financial 74 84.70 81.09 4.45 %
EducationEducation 157 56.92 71.18 -3.92 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
246 58.70 71.18 -17.53 %
Employment 110 51.77 51.56 0.41 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
261 45.00 57.14 -21.25 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
277 37.78 51.89 -27.19 %
(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 210 39.67 49.09
Crime Rate 90 47.57 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 8 92.35 80.67
Unemployment Rate 127 45.81 46.80
Income Distribution 277 73.08 84.25
Weather 28 78.06 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 135 26.63 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 264 18.00 33.5
Number of hospital beds 263 11.80 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 202 5.27 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 271 3.51 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 177 0.00 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 64 0.00 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 255 5.17 13.35
Number of nurses 257 11.94 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 223 1.22 2.35
ER Wait Times 124 23.57 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 7 64.61 46.33
Smoking rate 18 24.36 13.69
Diabetes rate 90 44.54 41.83
Binge drinking 64 24.46 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 111 79.96 74.78
Caregivers 273 18.71 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 1 100.00 76.89
Depression 40 57.31 49.3
Physical activity 48 47.03 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 134 42.37 42.27
Fast-food outlets 16 44.60 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 5 57.49 17.69
Air quality 18 80.88 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 12 76.71 53.83
Total bank deposits 5 2.32 1.37
Tax burden 141 73.35 70.55
Dependency ratio 275 41.14 61.29
Small business growth 6 92.52 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 36 37.05 29.07
Capital gains 13 50.65 31.31
Income growth 9 69.48 60.52
Reverse mortgages 270 2.68 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 272 19.24 46.02
Median rental price 262 50.83 70.18
Households with older adults 5 67.91 39.04
Nursing beds 277 11.89 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 163 58.33 70.35
Home health-care service providers 168 9.71 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 256 5.36 14.8
Cost of assisted living 60 80.16 71.61
Nursing-home rating 42 40.00 22.29
Older adults in family homes 14 92.14 82.84
Cost of adult day services 104 53.85 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 239 44.50 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 213 15.77 31.34
Employment growth 99 45.63 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 11 38.48 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 237 62.96 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 230 0.83 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 44 43.82 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 237 8.73 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 260 27.13 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 203 37.79 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 6 55.41 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 233 9.82 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 252 41.55 63.01
Number of public libraries 275 6.66 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 278 17.26 12.40
Funding for older adults 258 26.83 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 40 93.16 85.93
College enrollment 272 12.48 26.46