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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
#224
OVERALL RANKING

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL


SCORE: 63.19

#223
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 63.43
 
#228
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 63.27
 
Percent of Population 65+:  14.58%
Population 65+:  67,376
Total Population:  462,190

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 124 81.76 81.58 0.22 %
Health Care 169 46.13 50.15 -8.02 %
Wellness 177 65.49 68.45 -4.32 %
Financial 135 81.24 81.09 0.18 %
EducationEducation 69 61.88 71.18 4.46 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
175 68.22 71.18 -4.16 %
Employment 130 50.16 51.56 -2.72 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
264 43.16 57.14 -24.47 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
265 39.86 51.89 -23.18 %
(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 197 41.53 49.09
Crime Rate 263 25.72 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 122 81.07 80.67
Unemployment Rate 131 45.11 46.80
Income Distribution 110 84.44 84.25
Weather 38 76.99 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 173 23.09 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 161 29.98 33.5
Number of hospital beds 154 25.60 29.37
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 133 87.50 79.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 57 0.00 6.57
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 170 13.08 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 151 21.79 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 36 0.00 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 139 8.33 15.09
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 128 25.00 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 64 0.00 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 51 16.65 13.35
Number of nurses 159 21.61 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 104 2.18 2.35
ER Wait Times 214 16.01 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 87 47.82 46.33
Smoking rate 154 10.71 13.69
Diabetes rate 183 36.09 41.83
Binge drinking 161 16.12 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 98 81.20 74.78
Caregivers 185 32.25 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 182 74.67 76.89
Depression 242 41.96 49.3
Physical activity 157 35.91 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 188 35.98 42.27
Fast-food outlets 38 41.28 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 237 8.08 17.69
Air quality 113 61.56 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 211 44.54 53.83
Total bank deposits 246 0.60 1.37
Tax burden 141 73.35 70.55
Dependency ratio 75 64.04 61.29
Small business growth 92 82.40 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 44 36.04 29.07
Capital gains 13 50.65 31.31
Income growth 174 58.86 60.52
Reverse mortgages 229 10.03 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 182 40.36 46.02
Median rental price 233 59.96 70.18
Households with older adults 94 40.29 39.04
Nursing beds 194 39.40 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 163 58.33 70.35
Home health-care service providers 119 12.42 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 166 9.72 14.8
Cost of assisted living 60 80.16 71.61
Nursing-home rating 9 58.82 22.29
Older adults in family homes 80 85.00 82.84
Cost of adult day services 104 53.85 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 185 50.56 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 127 24.33 31.34
Employment growth 51 47.21 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 38 16.95 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 233 63.49 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 174 1.90 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 240 27.66 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 270 6.23 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 228 32.46 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 223 34.64 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 142 28.98 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 225 10.58 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 232 42.90 63.01
Number of public libraries 255 10.81 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 201 48.56 12.40
Funding for older adults 258 26.83 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 51 92.33 85.93
College enrollment 99 24.51 26.46