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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Ogden-Clearfield, UT
#38
OVERALL RANKING

Ogden-Clearfield, UT


SCORE: 72.87

#27
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 73.40
 
#46
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 71.54
 
Percent of Population 65+:  9.74%
Population 65+:  59,645
Total Population:  612,376

Indicator Rank Score Average
AvgScore
Percent
+/-
% +/-
General Livability 15 92.63 87.83 5.47 %
Health Care 92 46.21 62.09 -25.58 %
Wellness 8 82.02 72.07 13.81 %
Financial Security 50 88.65 88.25 0.45 %
Education 71 57.68 61.67 -6.47 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
46 45.20 46.42 -2.63 %
Employment 31 66.99 63.96 4.74 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
24 75.62 69.42 8.93 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
36 76.77 73.23 4.83 %
(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 68 40.54 46.41
Crime rate 14 71.13 52.77
Internet access 5 95.86 83.51
Employment growth 22 90.04 86.82
Unemployment rate 9 88.48 64.06
Income distribution 1 100.00 86.33
Weather 67 56.00 65.13
Fatal car crashes 29 59.72 51.71

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare enrollment 19 93.15 62.02
Primary-care physicians 89 43.66 57.60
Nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants 73 33.93 45.49
Number of nurses 93 24.53 38.33
Number of hospital beds 88 26.61 37.22
Long-term hospitals 1 100.00 22.49
Hospitals with geriatric services 89 16.14 37.70
Hospitals with rehabilitation services 66 33.86 43.27
Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 60 0.00 11.62
Hospitals with hospice services 85 0.00 31.78
Orthopedic surgeons 77 24.35 31.70
Dialysis centers 86 22.20 40.28
Medical and diagnostic centers 97 20.80 48.95
Physical therapists 59 51.04 56.09
Expenses per inpatient day 86 49.24 62.02
Joint Commission accreditation 96 57.14 83.71
Medical school affiliation 96 0.00 45.76
Magnet hospitals 78 0.00 14.40
ER wait times 10 60.49 40.01
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 15 80.70 70.79
Smoking rate 10 47.75 30.34
Diabetes rate 7 65.55 48.54
Alzheimer's cases 1 100.00 81.26
Caregivers 33 42.53 39.21
Life expectancy at 65 60 83.04 84.59
Depression 70 38.78 43.31
Physical activity 10 85.33 65.43
Fitness and recreational sports centers 91 30.34 46.08
Fast-food outlets 10 70.77 61.73
Falls with injury 33 39.24 38.43
Binge drinking 2 64.46 40.64
Air quality 24 74.46 67.44

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 74 42.76 47.44
Total bank deposits 64 4.60 7.24
Tax burden 30 77.12 68.14
Dependency ratio 94 70.26 84.57
Growth of small businesses 34 87.82 86.25
Older adults below poverty line 16 71.32 58.57
Capital gains 44 46.68 49.15
Income growth 37 84.62 84.11
Reverse mortgages 51 10.98 15.80
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 43 45.27 44.17
Median rental price 38 73.91 69.47
Households with older adults 88 46.05 55.52
Nursing beds 51 57.51 60.28
Cost of semi-private nursing room 15 80.00 64.62
Home health-care service providers 71 9.93 15.21
Continuing-care facilities 44 20.90 23.14
Cost of assisted living 4 96.00 80.63
Nursing-home rating 12 59.05 36.99
Older adults in family homes 3 95.73 84.60
Cost of adult day services 96 39.33 55.79

Employment Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 72.79
65+ unemployment rate 30.13
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 85.90
Output of service sector/manufacturing 22.62
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Walk score 53 47.13 50.90
Commute times 24 85.40 78.27
Commuters who walk to work 75 24.11 38.41
Number of passenger trips 13 23.14 9.79
Public transport fare 86 8.33 16.65
Investment in public/senior transportation 6 84.09 67.65
Grocery stores 83 24.85 33.58
Special needs transportation 98 7.11 29.60

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 95 33.97 47.47
Arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 57 27.25 30.60
Senior volunteer rates 3 99.71 53.28
Number of public libraries 45 45.29 44.65
Number of civic and religious organizations 98 20.38 60.15
Funding for older adults 78 71.37 75.84
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 5 97.74 38.00
College enrollment 60 54.14 58.16
Number of community colleges 38 21.37 20.92
Number of universities 97 15.77 38.93