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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
#58
OVERALL RANKING

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA


SCORE: 71.62

#56
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 71.73
 
#61
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 70.87
 
Percent of Population 65+:  18.55%
Population 65+:  103,611
Total Population:  558,495

Indicator Rank Score Average
AvgScore
Percent
+/-
% +/-
General Livability 35 89.17 87.83 1.53 %
Health Care 88 51.49 62.09 -17.07 %
Wellness 97 63.90 72.07 -11.34 %
Financial Security 4 96.42 88.25 9.26 %
Education 77 56.95 61.67 -7.65 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
50 44.45 46.42 -4.24 %
Employment 95 54.27 63.96 -15.15 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
3 82.64 69.42 19.04 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
22 79.76 73.23 8.92 %
(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 3 86.37 46.41
Crime rate 44 51.25 52.77
Internet access 95 71.24 83.51
Employment growth 97 81.14 86.82
Unemployment rate 85 52.24 64.06
Income distribution 15 88.89 86.33
Weather 86 52.74 65.13
Fatal car crashes 43 52.28 51.71

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare enrollment 58 90.03 62.02
Primary-care physicians 94 39.98 57.60
Nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants 99 17.01 45.49
Number of nurses 94 23.92 38.33
Number of hospital beds 54 34.79 37.22
Long-term hospitals 72 0.00 22.49
Hospitals with geriatric services 36 40.15 37.70
Hospitals with rehabilitation services 41 42.12 43.27
Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 60 0.00 11.62
Hospitals with hospice services 67 20.27 31.78
Orthopedic surgeons 94 14.66 31.70
Dialysis centers 59 34.67 40.28
Medical and diagnostic centers 62 43.62 48.95
Physical therapists 68 47.61 56.09
Expenses per inpatient day 72 55.11 62.02
Joint Commission accreditation 54 85.71 83.71
Medical school affiliation 64 36.36 45.76
Magnet hospitals 13 25.71 14.40
ER wait times 31 47.48 40.01
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 94 58.29 70.79
Smoking rate 98 18.09 30.34
Diabetes rate 98 36.01 48.54
Alzheimer's cases 54 81.89 81.26
Caregivers 88 29.61 39.21
Life expectancy at 65 84 79.82 84.59
Depression 55 42.18 43.31
Physical activity 92 51.18 65.43
Fitness and recreational sports centers 72 39.50 46.08
Fast-food outlets 57 58.36 61.73
Falls with injury 87 30.63 38.43
Binge drinking 83 32.52 40.64
Air quality 81 57.19 67.44

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 71 43.34 47.44
Total bank deposits 82 3.72 7.24
Tax burden 58 67.51 68.14
Dependency ratio 91 76.28 84.57
Growth of small businesses 99 79.91 86.25
Older adults below poverty line 18 70.47 58.57
Capital gains 89 30.48 49.15
Income growth 91 80.06 84.11
Reverse mortgages 1 100.00 15.80
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 2 96.19 44.17
Median rental price 1 100.00 69.47
Households with older adults 6 70.61 55.52
Nursing beds 11 88.60 60.28
Cost of semi-private nursing room 50 61.83 64.62
Home health-care service providers 54 12.75 15.21
Continuing-care facilities 65 17.16 23.14
Cost of assisted living 70 75.38 80.63
Nursing-home rating 94 13.60 36.99
Older adults in family homes 94 77.91 84.60
Cost of adult day services 22 62.46 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 75 39.67 50.90
Commute times 11 89.77 78.27
Commuters who walk to work 57 29.07 38.41
Number of passenger trips 94 1.18 9.79
Public transport fare 1 100.00 16.65
Investment in public/senior transportation 73 61.64 67.65
Grocery stores 80 26.18 33.58
Special needs transportation 80 17.08 29.60

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 6 64.61 47.47
Arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 95 18.21 30.60
Senior volunteer rates 27 57.12 53.28
Number of public libraries 34 49.25 44.65
Number of civic and religious organizations 25 76.77 60.15
Funding for older adults 25 79.23 75.84
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 60 89.46 38.00
College enrollment 94 45.96 58.16
Number of community colleges 12 32.55 20.92
Number of universities 94 18.02 38.93