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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Green Bay, WI
#165
OVERALL RANKING

Green Bay, WI


SCORE: 77.80

#174
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 78.32
 
#167
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 78.35
 
Percent of Population 65+:  13.22%
Population 65+:  41,105
Total Population:  311,007

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 141 74.38 75.28 -1.20 %
Health Care 134 39.13 42.45 -7.82 %
Wellness 110 82.37 81.88 0.60 %
Financial 200 73.00 77.72 -6.07 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
120 70.78 69.85 1.33 %
Employment / Education 125 56.87 59.20 -3.94 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
196 59.81 64.90 -7.84 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
46 61.03 54.20 12.60 %
(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 134 51.62 52.43
Crime Rate 18 70.77 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 89 81.13 80.02
Unemployment Rate 73 45.80 41.03
Income Distribution 143 84.76 85.72
Weather 241 37.26 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 18 19.97 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 137 12.64 15.54
Number of hospital beds 169 25.84 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 192 62.50 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 185 53.99 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 252 .00 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 51 44.40 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 106 36.70 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 252 .00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 86 13.84 13.47
Number of psychologists 39 32.87 21.04
Number of nurses 69 27.74 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 79 41.11 35.67
ER Wait Times 63 33.78 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 115 91.88 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 127 49.36 50.43
Diabetes Rate 77 49.92 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 134 80.40 81.94
Number of Caregivers 244 46.93 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 36 86.62 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 48 52.40 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 39 74.19 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 237 40.32 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 36 36.13 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 34 68.73 55.90
Total bank deposits 53 1.51 1.72
Tax burden 198 59.96 72.59
Dependency Ratio 100 62.96 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 162 69.56 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 179 28.11 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 134 36.53 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 115 62.71 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 89 19.77 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 170 41.50 47.00
Median Rental Price 64 77.71 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 185 44.13 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 82 30.38 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 179 60.52 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 149 5.52 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 39 25.97 15.92
Cost of assisted living 118 70.74 70.12
Nursing-home rating 56 46.15 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 189 81.49 84.74
Cost of adult day services 103 61.90 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 117 58.38 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 68 12.53 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 112 70.08 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 152 4.98 9.69
College Enrollment 119 24.24 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 70 76.26 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 115 7.73 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 210 58.70 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 124 15.18 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 234 40.56 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 97 87.25 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 163 36.65 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 137 14.33 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 22 86.57 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 85 27.53 25.07
Number of YMCAs 47 18.54 12.40
Funding for Seniors 130 23.51 25.37