CONNECT:
SHARE THIS:
Best Cities for Successful Aging | Evansville, IN-KY
#68
OVERALL RANKING

Evansville, IN-KY


SCORE: 82.05

#75
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 82.85
 
#66
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 83.17
 
Percent of Population 65+:  14.80%
Population 65+:  46,358
Total Population:  313,219

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 83 77.14 75.28 2.47 %
Health Care 54 50.91 42.45 19.93 %
Wellness 186 78.02 81.88 -4.71 %
Financial 61 81.69 77.72 5.11 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
105 72.58 69.85 3.91 %
Employment / Education 108 58.40 59.20 -1.35 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
112 64.71 64.90 -.29 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
144 50.30 54.20 -7.20 %
(Three-tier color code: 1-25 Green, 26-75 Black, 76+ Red)
Find out about the methodology used for these indicators

Indicator Drill-down graph load here Indicator Average graph will load here

General Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Cost of Living 22 70.26 52.43
Crime Rate 93 49.86 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 86 81.45 80.02
Unemployment Rate 118 40.00 41.03
Income Distribution 116 86.15 85.72
Weather 147 45.97 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 77 12.66 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 61 16.48 15.54
Number of hospital beds 60 44.78 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 165 66.67 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 92 60.65 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 23 45.02 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 82 31.19 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 77 43.08 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 252 .00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 136 11.15 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 123 22.22 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 34 22.22 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 75 14.53 13.47
Number of psychologists 149 16.40 21.04
Number of nurses 31 33.11 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 57 45.56 35.67
ER Wait Times 47 36.59 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 97 92.44 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 199 43.86 50.43
Diabetes Rate 171 40.78 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 36 87.84 81.94
Number of Caregivers 34 79.44 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 184 78.08 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 59 50.62 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 136 61.69 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 244 39.94 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 98 22.30 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 106 57.58 55.90
Total bank deposits 131 1.18 1.72
Tax burden 71 82.37 72.59
Dependency Ratio 110 62.33 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 127 70.72 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 22 53.25 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 214 28.29 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 106 63.11 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 36 33.59 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 52 58.12 47.00
Median Rental Price 70 77.14 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 132 48.60 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 25 43.95 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 106 74.41 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 140 5.86 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 193 8.06 15.92
Cost of assisted living 47 79.00 70.12
Nursing-home rating 206 17.58 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 212 79.45 84.74
Cost of adult day services 163 53.42 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 99 60.89 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 36 18.98 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 103 70.37 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 234 2.05 9.69
College Enrollment 157 21.38 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 87 73.66 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 69 11.35 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 52 68.22 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 179 11.65 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 121 54.66 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 95 87.29 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 103 41.05 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 121 15.38 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 148 56.89 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 67 30.89 25.07
Number of YMCAs 189 4.35 12.40
Funding for Seniors 87 23.73 25.37