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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Danville, IL
#111
OVERALL RANKING

Danville, IL


SCORE: 80.02

#175
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 78.28
 
#74
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 82.78
 
Percent of Population 65+:  16.69%
Population 65+:  13,473
Total Population:  80,715

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 119 75.19 75.28 -.12 %
Health Care 29 56.23 42.45 32.46 %
Wellness 100 83.06 81.88 1.44 %
Financial 215 72.27 77.72 -7.01 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
20 82.08 69.85 17.51 %
Employment / Education 252 38.31 59.20 -35.29 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
147 62.66 64.90 -3.45 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
98 54.46 54.20 0.48 %
(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 1 100.00 52.43
Crime Rate 202 34.83 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 180 77.69 80.02
Unemployment Rate 211 29.99 41.03
Income Distribution 62 89.33 85.72
Weather 174 42.60 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 110 11.01 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 243 7.36 15.54
Number of hospital beds 40 50.25 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 168 54.12 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 252 .00 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 66 38.04 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 3 94.87 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 3 70.99 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 20 40.57 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 24 66.67 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 226 5.70 13.47
Number of psychologists 189 12.74 21.04
Number of nurses 198 17.25 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 237 16.77 35.67
ER Wait Times 153 22.73 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 16 97.15 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 148 47.70 50.43
Diabetes Rate 134 43.83 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 171 78.72 81.94
Number of Caregivers 150 69.21 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 211 76.38 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 170 32.74 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 22 78.77 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 61 88.16 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 91 23.51 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 123 55.67 55.90
Total bank deposits 172 1.06 1.72
Tax burden 207 58.18 72.59
Dependency Ratio 236 54.36 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 225 67.41 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 175 29.25 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 79 49.22 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 98 63.38 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 83 20.73 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 2 98.58 47.00
Median Rental Price 23 83.28 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 26 58.47 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 50 38.00 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 49 80.57 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 224 2.47 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 247 3.96 15.92
Cost of assisted living 205 61.04 70.12
Nursing-home rating 154 27.35 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 250 70.07 84.74
Cost of adult day services 145 56.52 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 236 38.79 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 222 4.04 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 249 59.91 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 219 2.65 9.69
College Enrollment 251 11.64 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 90 73.30 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 89 10.05 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 77 64.91 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 106 16.33 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 199 46.89 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 100 87.10 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 44 46.29 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 225 9.05 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 111 62.69 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 28 42.32 25.07
Number of YMCAs 62 15.97 12.40
Funding for Seniors 48 24.82 25.37