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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL
#93
OVERALL RANKING

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL


SCORE: 80.63

#90
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 81.72
 
#108
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 80.96
 
Percent of Population 65+:  15.66%
Population 65+:  59,913
Total Population:  382,590

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 153 73.86 75.28 -1.89 %
Health Care 169 35.68 42.45 -15.95 %
Wellness 77 84.28 81.88 2.93 %
Financial 35 83.31 77.72 7.19 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
63 75.81 69.85 8.53 %
Employment / Education 137 56.01 59.20 -5.39 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
101 65.18 64.90 0.43 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
78 56.08 54.20 3.47 %
(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 43 64.99 52.43
Crime Rate 89 50.70 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 123 79.88 80.02
Unemployment Rate 100 41.65 41.03
Income Distribution 87 87.89 85.72
Weather 205 40.00 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 26 18.15 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 191 10.04 15.54
Number of hospital beds 181 24.26 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 192 62.50 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 70 65.45 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 56 17.98 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 192 8.28 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 86 41.21 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 252 .00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 58 26.55 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 148 12.50 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 52 12.50 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 173 9.09 13.47
Number of psychologists 208 9.79 21.04
Number of nurses 125 22.69 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 125 33.34 35.67
ER Wait Times 78 30.93 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 69 93.57 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 107 50.55 50.43
Diabetes Rate 73 50.65 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 187 77.64 81.94
Number of Caregivers 164 67.23 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 121 81.49 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 74 47.20 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 173 58.05 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 51 89.63 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 85 24.27 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 93 60.47 55.90
Total bank deposits 49 1.54 1.72
Tax burden 197 60.37 72.59
Dependency Ratio 182 58.26 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 139 70.20 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 49 46.07 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 88 46.54 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 86 63.85 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 9 65.09 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 102 49.59 47.00
Median Rental Price 55 79.00 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 87 51.02 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 85 29.92 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 46 84.68 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 89 8.86 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 144 10.69 15.92
Cost of assisted living 130 69.73 70.12
Nursing-home rating 84 39.56 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 187 81.56 84.74
Cost of adult day services 96 64.46 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 139 55.48 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 44 17.65 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 139 69.13 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 156 4.85 9.69
College Enrollment 149 21.75 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 61 77.44 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 37 17.87 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 103 64.51 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 168 12.28 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 201 46.40 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 47 91.28 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 69 43.43 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 173 12.62 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 66 68.46 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 41 36.86 25.07
Number of YMCAs 113 10.41 12.40
Funding for Seniors 47 25.06 25.37