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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Yuba City, CA
#258
OVERALL RANKING

Yuba City, CA


SCORE: 61.60

#257
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 62.02
 
#253
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 62.14
 
Percent of Population 65+:  12.26%
Population 65+:  20,554
Total Population:  167,628

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General Livability 91 83.30 81.58 2.11 %
Health Care 259 37.46 50.15 -25.30 %
Wellness 62 72.44 68.45 5.83 %
Financial 276 69.96 81.09 -13.73 %
EducationEducation 244 52.00 71.18 -12.22 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
239 60.93 71.18 -14.40 %
Employment 120 51.14 51.56 -.81 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
78 61.42 57.14 7.49 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
280 36.80 51.89 -29.08 %
(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 131 50.26 49.09
Crime Rate 147 39.80 42.85
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 89 82.14 80.67
Unemployment Rate 274 23.04 46.80
Income Distribution 71 86.36 84.25
Weather 43 76.24 62.27
Fatal Car Crashes 149 25.27 29.38

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 172 29.10 33.5
Number of hospital beds 254 12.71 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 203 0.00 21.44
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 273 0.00 25.8
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 36 0.00 4.68
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 71 26.65 15.09
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 177 0.00 26.60
% of Magnet Hospitals 64 0.00 6.27
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 237 6.51 13.35
Number of nurses 253 12.53 24.78
Number of Physical Therapists 276 0.61 2.35
ER Wait Times 3 53.03 24.64
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Obesity rate 41 52.71 46.33
Smoking rate 243 7.82 13.69
Diabetes rate 40 53.07 41.83
Binge drinking 146 16.83 20.32
Alzheimer's cases 43 89.22 74.78
Caregivers 207 31.02 39.11
Life expectancy at 65 115 77.45 76.89
Depression 126 49.15 49.3
Physical activity 53 45.31 39.05
Fitness and recreational sports centers 224 31.66 42.27
Fast-food outlets 25 43.16 35.09
Golf courses, ski resorts 231 8.44 17.69
Air quality 39 73.41 61.2

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Banks and financial institutions 266 32.83 53.83
Total bank deposits 238 0.63 1.37
Tax burden 251 52.36 70.55
Dependency ratio 222 55.65 61.29
Small business growth 252 75.66 81.17
Older adults below poverty line 275 14.59 29.07
Capital gains 28 45.50 31.31
Income growth 186 58.57 60.52
Reverse mortgages 194 17.01 27.26
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median house price 121 48.37 46.02
Median rental price 220 62.19 70.18
Households with older adults 148 37.99 39.04
Nursing beds 235 31.16 49.76
Cost of semiprivate nursing room 179 57.14 70.35
Home health-care service providers 243 5.22 14.31
Continuing-care facilities 152 10.54 14.8
Cost of assisted living 182 67.33 71.61
Nursing-home rating 229 0.00 22.29
Older adults in family homes 48 86.77 82.84
Cost of adult day services 183 45.45 55.7

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ employed 137 54.99 56.23
65+ unemployment Rate 66 36.84 31.34
Employment growth 267 37.14 44.29
Output of service sector/manufacturing 63 11.22 9.94
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 268 56.67 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 68 4.94 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 12 48.54 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 186 12.40 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 29 61.44 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 84.52
Walk score 82 49.38 xx.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of population 65+ 212 24.84 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 262 6.75 18.61
Senior volunteer rates 184 48.46 63.01
Number of public libraries 227 13.28 25.07
Number of civic and religious organizations 262 28.55 12.40
Funding for older adults 189 27.91 25.37
 

Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Educational attainment 249 77.72 85.93
College enrollment 157 20.43 26.46