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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Bend-Redmond, OR
#182
OVERALL RANKING

Bend-Redmond, OR


SCORE: 76.81

#191
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 77.46
 
#203
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 76.71
 
Percent of Population 65+:  16.61%
Population 65+:  26,888
Total Population:  161,887

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 242 67.31 75.28 -10.59 %
Health Care 152 37.39 42.45 -11.92 %
Wellness 14 91.95 81.88 12.30 %
Financial 155 75.88 77.72 -2.37 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
194 63.70 69.85 -8.80 %
Employment / Education 231 46.68 59.20 -21.15 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
111 64.75 64.90 -.23 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
107 53.50 54.20 -1.29 %
(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 179 44.81 52.43
Crime Rate 138 43.92 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 247 71.04 80.02
Unemployment Rate 235 26.30 41.03
Income Distribution 186 82.59 85.72
Weather 123 47.87 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 93 11.78 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 55 16.87 15.54
Number of hospital beds 232 16.47 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 248 36.94 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 252 .00 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 252 .00 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 139 31.61 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 252 .00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 93 20.28 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 38 50.00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 33 19.01 13.47
Number of psychologists 89 22.47 21.04
Number of nurses 128 22.35 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 16 61.81 35.67
ER Wait Times 110 26.79 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 180 89.30 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 11 67.24 50.43
Diabetes Rate 29 57.79 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 3 96.16 81.94
Number of Caregivers 214 59.95 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 56 84.70 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 19 62.58 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 231 51.88 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 8 98.03 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 62 28.54 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 8 83.65 55.90
Total bank deposits 143 1.15 1.72
Tax burden 155 70.40 72.59
Dependency Ratio 179 58.35 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 245 65.98 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 66 43.43 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 90 43.11 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 198 59.92 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 226 5.83 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 182 38.99 47.00
Median Rental Price 214 57.73 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 44 55.68 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 230 11.84 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 188 60.00 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 161 5.18 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 12 38.71 15.92
Cost of assisted living 90 73.76 70.12
Nursing-home rating 14 61.54 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 33 90.80 84.74
Cost of adult day services 234 40.63 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 228 40.93 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 239 3.49 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 164 68.02 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 105 7.05 9.69
College Enrollment 106 25.09 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 77 74.75 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 196 3.66 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 219 58.65 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 147 13.73 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 129 53.99 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 12 95.54 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 45 46.06 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 171 12.67 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 54 72.84 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 181 16.45 25.07
Number of YMCAs 252 .00 12.40
Funding for Seniors 216 23.27 25.37