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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Logan, UT-ID
#47
OVERALL RANKING

Logan, UT-ID


SCORE: 84.11

#38
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 85.72
 
#44
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 84.54
 
Percent of Population 65+:  8.66%
Population 65+:  11,135
Total Population:  128,534

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 8 84.92 75.28 12.81 %
Health Care 177 35.16 42.45 -17.17 %
Wellness 29 88.91 81.88 8.59 %
Financial 63 81.48 77.72 4.84 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
155 67.73 69.85 -3.04 %
Employment / Education 55 67.19 59.20 13.50 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
134 63.36 64.90 -2.37 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
17 71.48 54.20 31.88 %
(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 219 37.76 52.43
Crime Rate 4 92.11 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 82 81.56 80.02
Unemployment Rate 12 67.27 41.03
Income Distribution 75 88.36 85.72
Weather 156 44.65 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 11 23.38 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 177 10.54 15.54
Number of hospital beds 199 20.79 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 165 66.67 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 197 52.59 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 31 56.20 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 252 .00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 24 37.70 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 252 .00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 36 18.76 13.47
Number of psychologists 110 20.43 21.04
Number of nurses 215 16.00 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 112 35.42 35.67
ER Wait Times 3 68.18 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 147 90.60 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 7 69.59 50.43
Diabetes Rate 12 65.83 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 16 94.42 81.94
Number of Caregivers 46 78.91 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 45 85.49 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 202 27.41 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 115 64.18 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 63 88.09 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 152 16.18 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 71 63.78 55.90
Total bank deposits 227 .74 1.72
Tax burden 68 83.28 72.59
Dependency Ratio 220 56.07 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 9 76.90 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 50 45.82 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 98 42.35 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 60 64.99 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 180 10.22 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 152 43.20 47.00
Median Rental Price 40 80.59 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 238 36.31 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 239 9.83 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 105 74.60 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 42 13.59 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 108 14.38 15.92
Cost of assisted living 43 80.36 70.12
Nursing-home rating 217 10.26 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 146 83.87 84.74
Cost of adult day services 213 47.85 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 89 61.80 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 109 8.87 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 25 75.00 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 229 2.34 9.69
College Enrollment 26 51.36 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 12 88.30 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 19 29.99 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 134 62.87 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 37 27.01 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 251 30.85 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 237 73.48 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 246 24.02 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 23 34.76 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 4 97.69 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 26 42.86 25.07
Number of YMCAs 252 .00 12.40
Funding for Seniors 69 23.98 25.37