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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Killeen-Temple, TX
#55
OVERALL RANKING

Killeen-Temple, TX


SCORE: 83.38

#64
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 83.70
 
#46
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 84.43
 
Percent of Population 65+:  9.33%
Population 65+:  39,225
Total Population:  420,532

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 36 80.47 75.28 6.89 %
Health Care 45 52.68 42.45 24.10 %
Wellness 146 80.20 81.88 -2.05 %
Financial 51 82.60 77.72 6.28 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
37 78.93 69.85 13.00 %
Employment / Education 113 58.15 59.20 -1.77 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
232 57.50 64.90 -11.40 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
193 46.83 54.20 -13.60 %
(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 39 66.36 52.43
Crime Rate 114 47.19 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 14 86.82 80.02
Unemployment Rate 124 39.57 41.03
Income Distribution 53 90.06 85.72
Weather 98 52.62 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 178 8.20 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 21 23.90 15.54
Number of hospital beds 4 82.20 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 143 75.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 149 54.77 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 49 21.18 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 186 10.03 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 132 32.86 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 252 .00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 138 10.97 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 38 50.00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 29 20.42 13.47
Number of psychologists 178 13.90 21.04
Number of nurses 80 26.65 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 234 18.07 35.67
ER Wait Times 187 20.05 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 216 87.05 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 67 53.37 50.43
Diabetes Rate 162 41.80 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 89 84.01 81.94
Number of Caregivers 51 77.84 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 178 78.65 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 200 28.28 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 52 72.23 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 65 87.94 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 248 6.57 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 231 39.71 55.90
Total bank deposits 233 .71 1.72
Tax burden 49 84.59 72.59
Dependency Ratio 76 64.82 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 14 75.63 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 131 35.19 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 31 59.32 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 41 66.40 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 141 13.47 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 64 56.24 47.00
Median Rental Price 193 61.60 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 232 37.24 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 14 49.72 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 3 97.24 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 24 17.92 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 207 7.48 15.92
Cost of assisted living 182 62.92 70.12
Nursing-home rating 198 20.02 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 36 90.56 84.74
Cost of adult day services 10 95.12 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 152 53.82 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 213 4.26 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 8 80.91 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 69 10.00 9.69
College Enrollment 74 29.83 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 99 72.95 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 207 3.48 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 155 62.25 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 58 23.48 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 235 40.50 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 223 76.23 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 244 25.87 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 79 19.30 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 151 56.28 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 190 14.99 25.07
Number of YMCAs 58 16.60 12.40
Funding for Seniors 193 23.31 25.37