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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA
#82
OVERALL RANKING

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA


SCORE: 69.79

#75
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 70.01
 
#79
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 68.85
 
Percent of Population 65+:  12.94%
Population 65+:  283,936
Total Population:  2,193,927

Indicator Rank Score Average
AvgScore
Percent
+/-
% +/-
General Livability 36 89.15 87.83 1.50 %
Health Care 77 54.90 62.09 -11.58 %
Wellness 25 75.62 72.07 4.93 %
Financial Security 77 84.63 88.25 -4.10 %
Education 34 63.41 61.67 2.82 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
55 43.84 46.42 -5.56 %
Employment 54 61.55 63.96 -3.77 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
70 64.94 69.42 -6.45 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
86 61.81 73.23 -15.59 %
(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 90 30.42 46.41
Crime rate 36 55.20 52.77
Internet access 14 92.80 83.51
Employment growth 45 87.02 86.82
Unemployment rate 81 53.66 64.06
Income distribution 55 85.11 86.33
Weather 24 76.36 65.13
Fatal car crashes 36 55.20 51.71

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare enrollment 55 90.25 62.02
Primary-care physicians 22 65.66 57.60
Nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants 89 27.24 45.49
Number of nurses 74 31.76 38.33
Number of hospital beds 95 24.38 37.22
Long-term hospitals 62 10.81 22.49
Hospitals with geriatric services 86 17.44 37.70
Hospitals with rehabilitation services 91 24.39 43.27
Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 47 8.74 11.62
Hospitals with hospice services 30 42.26 31.78
Orthopedic surgeons 57 30.66 31.70
Dialysis centers 69 32.13 40.28
Medical and diagnostic centers 89 30.50 48.95
Physical therapists 90 35.12 56.09
Expenses per inpatient day 89 42.96 62.02
Joint Commission accreditation 1 100.00 83.71
Medical school affiliation 11 76.36 45.76
Magnet hospitals 68 6.00 14.40
ER wait times 25 48.47 40.01
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 23 76.25 70.79
Smoking rate 23 33.42 30.34
Diabetes rate 17 56.06 48.54
Alzheimer's cases 23 90.95 81.26
Caregivers 86 29.76 39.21
Life expectancy at 65 21 87.47 84.59
Depression 24 47.08 43.31
Physical activity 13 84.36 65.43
Fitness and recreational sports centers 58 43.52 46.08
Fast-food outlets 39 62.34 61.73
Falls with injury 88 30.56 38.43
Binge drinking 42 40.96 40.64
Air quality 38 68.84 67.44

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 82 39.77 47.44
Total bank deposits 60 4.78 7.24
Tax burden 77 52.36 68.14
Dependency ratio 50 84.53 84.57
Growth of small businesses 43 86.82 86.25
Older adults below poverty line 74 52.35 58.57
Capital gains 23 64.45 49.15
Income growth 32 85.07 84.11
Reverse mortgages 88 2.00 15.80
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 88 26.69 44.17
Median rental price 82 59.22 69.47
Households with older adults 39 55.92 55.52
Nursing beds 91 34.72 60.28
Cost of semi-private nursing room 65 57.14 64.62
Home health-care service providers 99 5.19 15.21
Continuing-care facilities 5 46.74 23.14
Cost of assisted living 57 76.80 80.63
Nursing-home rating 4 78.81 36.99
Older adults in family homes 47 84.87 84.60
Cost of adult day services 66 45.45 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 51 48.82 50.90
Commute times 70 73.66 78.27
Commuters who walk to work 47 33.70 38.41
Number of passenger trips 44 6.50 9.79
Public transport fare 85 8.40 16.65
Investment in public/senior transportation 45 69.81 67.65
Grocery stores 41 34.08 33.58
Special needs transportation 28 36.58 29.60

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 48 46.50 47.47
Arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 75 22.57 30.60
Senior volunteer rates 59 48.18 53.28
Number of public libraries 80 30.20 44.65
Number of civic and religious organizations 82 38.69 60.15
Funding for older adults 54 73.53 75.84
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 31 92.37 38.00
College enrollment 18 66.99 58.16
Number of community colleges 27 24.08 20.92
Number of universities 78 26.65 38.93