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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Hinesville, GA
#201
OVERALL RANKING

Hinesville, GA


SCORE: 75.75

#195
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 77.11
 
#173
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 78.20
 
Percent of Population 65+:  6.83%
Population 65+:  5,577
Total Population:  81,631

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 60 78.59 75.28 4.40 %
Health Care 172 35.43 42.45 -16.54 %
Wellness 234 75.21 81.88 -8.15 %
Financial 182 73.98 77.72 -4.81 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
140 68.83 69.85 -1.46 %
Employment / Education 132 56.34 59.20 -4.83 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
144 62.75 64.90 -3.31 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
223 44.24 54.20 -18.38 %
(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 148 49.13 52.43
Crime Rate 133 44.70 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 7 89.46 80.02
Unemployment Rate 194 32.56 41.03
Income Distribution 12 94.39 85.72
Weather 39 57.06 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 212 6.85 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 249 5.70 15.54
Number of hospital beds 224 17.30 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 20 81.01 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 44 51.48 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 1 100.00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 252 .00 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 38 50.00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 252 .00 13.47
Number of psychologists 252 1.26 21.04
Number of nurses 243 11.57 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 252 5.56 35.67
ER Wait Times 91 28.85 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 249 74.46 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 103 50.84 50.43
Diabetes Rate 202 37.36 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 69 85.48 81.94
Number of Caregivers 35 79.38 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 155 80.00 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 244 16.19 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 63 70.10 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 125 72.52 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 196 12.17 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 242 32.73 55.90
Total bank deposits 247 .55 1.72
Tax burden 74 81.48 72.59
Dependency Ratio 90 63.50 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 54 73.50 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 140 34.09 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 183 31.81 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 88 63.77 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 208 7.27 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 53 57.98 47.00
Median Rental Price 210 58.31 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 251 27.56 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 149 22.50 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 69 77.90 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 214 2.94 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 168 9.57 15.92
Cost of assisted living 55 76.54 70.12
Nursing-home rating 14 61.54 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 247 71.68 84.74
Cost of adult day services 112 60.94 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 156 53.34 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 40 18.54 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 242 61.54 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 174 4.31 9.69
College Enrollment 68 30.85 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 80 74.38 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 54 14.74 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 139 62.46 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 181 11.47 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 203 46.36 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 80 88.35 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 252 18.95 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 223 9.18 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 204 50.19 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 245 7.92 25.07
Number of YMCAs 2 78.02 12.40
Funding for Seniors 157 23.38 25.37