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Best Cities for Successful Aging | San Angelo, TX
#34
OVERALL RANKING

San Angelo, TX


SCORE: 71.36

#29
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 71.89
 
#27
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 72.08
 
Percent of Population 65+:  14.27%
Population 65+:  16,424
Total Population:  115,071

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 47 85.87 81.58 5.26 %
Health Care 90 53.73 50.15 7.14 %
Wellness 117 68.88 68.45 0.63 %
Financial 37 87.55 81.09 7.97 %
EducationEducation 179 56.25 71.18 -5.05 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
25 85.45 71.18 20.05 %
Employment 9 79.07 51.56 53.36 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
85 59.59 57.14 4.29 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
202 47.04 51.89 -9.35 %
(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 56 59.86 49.09
Crime Rate 220 31.03 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 60 83.20 80.67
Unemployment Rate 57 57.18 46.80
Income Distribution 280 70.37 84.25
Weather 54 73.30 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 268 14.13 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 133 32.16 33.5
Number of hospital beds 78 35.43 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 94 26.74 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 67 35.66 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 36 0.00 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 44 34.06 15.09
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 90 33.33 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 64 0.00 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 110 12.64 13.35
Number of nurses 125 23.86 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 241 1.08 2.35
ER Wait Times 50 34.40 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 70 49.67 46.33
Smoking rate 274 6.06 13.69
Diabetes rate 129 41.17 41.83
Binge drinking 277 9.21 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 59 86.04 74.78
Caregivers 169 33.49 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 185 74.42 76.89
Depression 27 59.15 49.3
Physical activity 186 34.02 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 115 45.31 42.27
Fast-food outlets 128 34.63 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 201 10.06 17.69
Air quality 28 76.48 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 34 68.66 53.83
Total bank deposits 57 1.16 1.37
Tax burden 54 82.09 70.55
Dependency ratio 129 60.32 61.29
Small business growth 38 85.95 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 256 18.73 29.07
Capital gains 61 38.96 31.31
Income growth 11 68.71 60.52
Reverse mortgages 157 23.33 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 104 51.38 46.02
Median rental price 150 69.84 70.18
Households with older adults 148 37.99 39.04
Nursing beds 49 71.37 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 1 100.00 70.35
Home health-care service providers 122 12.32 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 92 15.26 14.8
Cost of assisted living 129 71.23 71.61
Nursing-home rating 127 22.22 22.29
Older adults in family homes 130 82.64 82.84
Cost of adult day services 1 100.00 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 59 65.01 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 1 100.00 31.34
Employment growth 38 48.27 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 98 8.32 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 12 89.47 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 189 1.59 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 67 42.84 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 18 38.40 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 211 34.68 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 194 38.27 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 173 27.28 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 106 17.79 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 219 44.56 63.01
Number of public libraries 220 13.75 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 89 70.80 12.40
Funding for older adults 190 27.51 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 218 81.76 85.93
College enrollment 94 24.92 26.46