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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Vallejo-Fairfield, CA
#261
OVERALL RANKING

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA


SCORE: 61.41

#260
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 61.68
 
#262
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 61.29
 
Percent of Population 65+:  12.39%
Population 65+:  52,083
Total Population:  420,335

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 113 82.26 81.58 0.83 %
Health Care 202 43.71 50.15 -12.84 %
Wellness 70 71.81 68.45 4.91 %
Financial 269 71.47 81.09 -11.86 %
EducationEducation 115 58.92 71.18 -.54 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
272 53.51 71.18 -24.82 %
Employment 135 49.58 51.56 -3.84 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
191 52.82 57.14 -7.56 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
276 37.83 51.89 -27.10 %
(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 273 25.49 49.09
Crime Rate 206 33.05 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 47 83.99 80.67
Unemployment Rate 200 38.27 46.80
Income Distribution 22 90.48 84.25
Weather 8 84.30 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 133 26.76 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 54 41.76 33.5
Number of hospital beds 191 21.47 29.37
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 136 85.71 79.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 57 0.00 6.57
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 193 8.29 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 250 11.06 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 31 16.59 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 130 10.56 15.09
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 119 28.57 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 51 14.29 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 155 11.02 13.35
Number of nurses 196 19.14 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 82 2.36 2.35
ER Wait Times 195 17.68 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 142 44.78 46.33
Smoking rate 58 16.28 13.69
Diabetes rate 126 41.64 41.83
Binge drinking 77 22.19 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 57 86.29 74.78
Caregivers 212 30.55 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 47 81.60 76.89
Depression 8 66.93 49.3
Physical activity 42 47.80 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 130 42.56 42.27
Fast-food outlets 98 36.44 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 255 7.19 17.69
Air quality 83 64.71 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 272 29.67 53.83
Total bank deposits 264 0.50 1.37
Tax burden 251 52.36 70.55
Dependency ratio 61 65.27 61.29
Small business growth 173 79.87 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 43 36.41 29.07
Capital gains 28 45.50 31.31
Income growth 94 61.06 60.52
Reverse mortgages 278 1.79 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 269 22.24 46.02
Median rental price 277 42.61 70.18
Households with older adults 169 37.12 39.04
Nursing beds 267 19.47 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 179 57.14 70.35
Home health-care service providers 252 4.40 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 23 31.86 14.8
Cost of assisted living 182 67.33 71.61
Nursing-home rating 127 22.22 22.29
Older adults in family homes 51 86.61 82.84
Cost of adult day services 183 45.45 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 94 59.87 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 155 21.96 31.34
Employment growth 20 50.10 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 205 3.76 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 280 48.42 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 91 3.81 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 12 48.54 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 232 9.07 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 110 46.55 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 110 47.16 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 203 25.50 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 219 11.24 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 177 48.77 63.01
Number of public libraries 259 10.37 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 260 29.40 12.40
Funding for older adults 174 27.93 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 118 88.08 85.93
College enrollment 114 23.13 26.46