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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Urban Honolulu, HI
#24
OVERALL RANKING
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Urban Honolulu, HI


SCORE: 73.87

#17
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 74.66
 
#52
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 71.39
 
Percent of Population 65+:  15.12%
Population 65+:  147,379
Total Population:  974,990

Indicator Rank Score Average
AvgScore
Percent
+/-
% +/-
General Livability 18 91.96 87.83 4.70 %
Health Care 64 60.61 62.09 -2.38 %
Wellness 27 75.60 72.07 4.90 %
Financial Security 99 80.08 88.25 -9.26 %
Education 9 71.80 61.67 16.43 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
7 62.06 46.42 33.69 %
Employment 2 94.64 63.96 47.97 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
100 54.11 69.42 -22.05 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
53 73.12 73.23 -.15 %
(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 100 13.11 46.41
Crime rate 54 48.28 52.77
Internet access 26 89.52 83.51
Employment growth 58 85.18 86.82
Unemployment rate 7 92.65 64.06
Income distribution 3 95.24 86.33
Weather 16 80.91 65.13
Fatal car crashes 10 77.79 51.71

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare enrollment 2 98.45 62.02
Primary-care physicians 50 57.40 57.60
Nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants 94 24.94 45.49
Number of nurses 76 31.32 38.33
Number of hospital beds 91 25.49 37.22
Long-term hospitals 46 21.20 22.49
Hospitals with geriatric services 35 41.06 37.70
Hospitals with rehabilitation services 40 43.08 43.27
Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 60 0.00 11.62
Hospitals with hospice services 76 13.82 31.78
Orthopedic surgeons 67 28.53 31.70
Dialysis centers 22 51.62 40.28
Medical and diagnostic centers 86 32.84 48.95
Physical therapists 87 36.63 56.09
Expenses per inpatient day 45 62.65 62.02
Joint Commission accreditation 51 86.67 83.71
Medical school affiliation 3 93.33 45.76
Magnet hospitals 61 8.00 14.40
ER wait times 11 60.48 40.01
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 11 84.24 70.79
Smoking rate 20 34.36 30.34
Diabetes rate 22 53.91 48.54
Alzheimer's cases 52 83.05 81.26
Caregivers 84 29.88 39.21
Life expectancy at 65 5 94.71 84.59
Depression 1 100.00 43.31
Physical activity 22 74.08 65.43
Fitness and recreational sports centers 97 22.93 46.08
Fast-food outlets 100 47.23 61.73
Falls with injury 28 40.58 38.43
Binge drinking 64 36.68 40.64
Air quality 13 80.32 67.44

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 95 32.87 47.44
Total bank deposits 26 7.43 7.24
Tax burden 65 59.92 68.14
Dependency ratio 46 85.23 84.57
Growth of small businesses 91 81.94 86.25
Older adults below poverty line 28 64.68 58.57
Capital gains 53 39.74 49.15
Income growth 73 81.23 84.11
Reverse mortgages 84 3.06 15.80
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 98 10.94 44.17
Median rental price 99 39.08 69.47
Households with older adults 8 69.96 55.52
Nursing beds 95 30.31 60.28
Cost of semi-private nursing room 89 40.94 64.62
Home health-care service providers 88 7.59 15.21
Continuing-care facilities 74 15.69 23.14
Cost of assisted living 82 72.00 80.63
Nursing-home rating 6 71.96 36.99
Older adults in family homes 4 94.87 84.60
Cost of adult day services 57 53.03 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 10 71.43 50.90
Commute times 90 65.20 78.27
Commuters who walk to work 3 89.87 38.41
Number of passenger trips 8 28.33 9.79
Public transport fare 74 9.09 16.65
Investment in public/senior transportation 62 65.77 67.65
Grocery stores 51 32.27 33.58
Special needs transportation 24 37.85 29.60

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 21 52.87 47.47
Arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 32 33.93 30.60
Senior volunteer rates 81 43.65 53.28
Number of public libraries 30 50.43 44.65
Number of civic and religious organizations 83 38.30 60.15
Funding for older adults 20 80.14 75.84
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 56 89.78 38.00
College enrollment 23 65.26 58.16
Number of community colleges 20 27.24 20.92
Number of universities 8 62.82 38.93