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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Pine Bluff, AR
#191
OVERALL RANKING

Pine Bluff, AR


SCORE: 64.56

#200
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 64.36
 
#145
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 66.53
 
Percent of Population 65+:  14.33%
Population 65+:  13,957
Total Population:  97,373

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 234 77.32 81.58 -5.22 %
Health Care 120 50.66 50.15 1.02 %
Wellness 278 58.87 68.45 -14.00 %
Financial 89 83.77 81.09 3.30 %
EducationEducation 229 53.14 71.18 -10.30 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
9 89.36 71.18 25.54 %
Employment 254 39.31 51.56 -23.76 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
222 50.08 57.14 -12.36 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
227 45.30 51.89 -12.70 %
(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 19 68.91 49.09
Crime Rate 245 28.11 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 281 68.94 80.67
Unemployment Rate 243 33.67 46.80
Income Distribution 250 77.55 84.25
Weather 97 66.00 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 268 14.13 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 201 26.18 33.5
Number of hospital beds 130 28.18 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 77 31.49 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 155 20.99 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 1 100.00 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 64 0.00 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 233 6.70 13.35
Number of nurses 206 18.12 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 273 0.74 2.35
ER Wait Times 271 10.97 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 281 33.81 46.33
Smoking rate 208 9.46 13.69
Diabetes rate 268 27.84 41.83
Binge drinking 107 18.87 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 257 55.42 74.78
Caregivers 25 57.47 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 228 72.38 76.89
Depression 19 62.82 49.3
Physical activity 280 25.60 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 279 9.44 42.27
Fast-food outlets 102 36.21 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 251 7.55 17.69
Air quality 238 51.20 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 262 34.20 53.83
Total bank deposits 185 0.78 1.37
Tax burden 94 77.92 70.55
Dependency ratio 91 62.54 61.29
Small business growth 238 76.88 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 158 26.31 29.07
Capital gains 236 21.25 31.31
Income growth 277 54.49 60.52
Reverse mortgages 17 55.33 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 4 79.17 46.02
Median rental price 9 90.18 70.18
Households with older adults 127 38.85 39.04
Nursing beds 12 83.59 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 29 90.32 70.35
Home health-care service providers 61 19.14 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 181 9.07 14.8
Cost of assisted living 41 82.44 71.61
Nursing-home rating 229 0.00 22.29
Older adults in family homes 237 78.67 82.84
Cost of adult day services 207 43.75 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 166 52.30 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 214 15.67 31.34
Employment growth 276 35.32 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 239 2.67 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 169 68.92 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 253 0.52 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 224 30.08 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 231 9.13 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 66 52.54 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 247 29.63 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 146 28.66 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 273 5.33 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 260 40.86 63.01
Number of public libraries 154 20.48 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 67 74.83 12.40
Funding for older adults 99 29.13 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 240 79.38 85.93
College enrollment 149 20.94 26.46