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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Bremerton-Silverdale, WA
#219
OVERALL RANKING

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA


SCORE: 75.05

#215
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 76.45
 
#226
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 75.52
 
Percent of Population 65+:  14.53%
Population 65+:  36,995
Total Population:  254,625

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 186 71.88 75.28 -4.52 %
Health Care 227 30.02 42.45 -29.28 %
Wellness 55 85.41 81.88 4.31 %
Financial 188 73.87 77.72 -4.95 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
205 61.56 69.85 -11.87 %
Employment / Education 159 53.80 59.20 -9.12 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
151 62.60 64.90 -3.54 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
79 56.07 54.20 3.45 %
(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 191 42.77 52.43
Crime Rate 141 43.70 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 164 78.65 80.02
Unemployment Rate 120 39.93 41.03
Income Distribution 25 91.83 85.72
Weather 141 46.26 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 33 17.37 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 115 13.59 15.54
Number of hospital beds 247 10.94 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 240 38.12 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 252 .00 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 176 12.91 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 196 21.39 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 252 .00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 252 .00 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 38 50.00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 153 10.31 13.47
Number of psychologists 163 15.27 21.04
Number of nurses 233 13.47 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 100 37.68 35.67
ER Wait Times 80 30.00 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 209 87.63 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 154 47.43 50.43
Diabetes Rate 79 49.78 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 21 91.37 81.94
Number of Caregivers 170 66.42 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 105 82.33 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 66 48.44 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 50 72.41 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 19 96.68 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 164 15.03 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 184 48.17 55.90
Total bank deposits 231 .72 1.72
Tax burden 184 61.61 72.59
Dependency Ratio 60 66.91 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 227 67.35 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 53 45.35 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 70 51.35 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 216 59.14 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 183 10.07 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 219 32.12 47.00
Median Rental Price 236 52.25 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 99 50.28 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 172 19.29 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 214 56.18 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 245 1.40 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 17 35.35 15.92
Cost of assisted living 66 75.63 70.12
Nursing-home rating 14 61.54 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 83 86.79 84.74
Cost of adult day services 155 54.17 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 188 49.26 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 205 4.35 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 131 69.40 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 14 26.01 9.69
College Enrollment 148 21.78 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 252 50.33 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 29 22.23 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 224 58.34 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 36 27.02 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 169 50.25 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 198 79.00 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 120 40.29 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 64 20.33 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 46 73.17 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 184 15.99 25.07
Number of YMCAs 177 5.40 12.40
Funding for Seniors 168 23.34 25.37