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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Coeur d'Alene, ID
#119
OVERALL RANKING

Coeur d'Alene, ID


SCORE: 79.72

#123
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 80.12
 
#171
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 78.26
 
Percent of Population 65+:  15.62%
Population 65+:  22,220
Total Population:  142,278

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 218 70.03 75.28 -6.97 %
Health Care 161 36.57 42.45 -13.85 %
Wellness 4 95.23 81.88 16.30 %
Financial 96 78.91 77.72 1.53 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
177 65.81 69.85 -5.78 %
Employment / Education 178 51.54 59.20 -12.94 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
223 58.06 64.90 -10.54 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
18 71.10 54.20 31.18 %
(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 187 43.43 52.43
Crime Rate 146 43.14 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 177 77.78 80.02
Unemployment Rate 166 35.15 41.03
Income Distribution 7 95.09 85.72
Weather 157 44.62 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 35 17.25 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 156 11.48 15.54
Number of hospital beds 209 19.25 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 113 56.85 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 218 18.49 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 252 .00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 67 23.83 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 252 .00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 11 33.33 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 95 13.36 13.47
Number of psychologists 14 43.91 21.04
Number of nurses 76 26.87 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 47 47.33 35.67
ER Wait Times 212 17.05 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 82 93.06 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 26 61.03 50.43
Diabetes Rate 42 54.61 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 17 94.28 81.94
Number of Caregivers 142 70.10 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 91 82.83 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 5 74.30 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 192 56.57 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 10 97.62 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 19 41.59 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 31 69.99 55.90
Total bank deposits 180 1.01 1.72
Tax burden 46 84.65 72.59
Dependency Ratio 188 58.07 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 207 68.17 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 40 47.42 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 102 40.88 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 160 61.26 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 230 5.48 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 167 41.92 47.00
Median Rental Price 166 65.79 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 110 49.91 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 228 12.41 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 143 66.51 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 48 12.88 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 27 31.23 15.92
Cost of assisted living 37 80.84 70.12
Nursing-home rating 126 30.77 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 10 94.88 84.74
Cost of adult day services 229 41.05 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 193 48.80 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 126 7.91 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 49 73.06 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 102 7.31 9.69
College Enrollment 160 21.31 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 99 72.95 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 194 3.87 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 182 61.41 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 176 11.76 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 213 44.97 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 146 83.19 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 71 43.31 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 40 24.43 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 1 100.00 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 108 24.81 25.07
Number of YMCAs 129 9.34 12.40
Funding for Seniors 42 25.18 25.37