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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Mansfield, OH
#213
OVERALL RANKING

Mansfield, OH


SCORE: 75.26

#225
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 75.54
 
#210
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 76.49
 
Percent of Population 65+:  17.17%
Population 65+:  21,044
Total Population:  122,585

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 233 68.71 75.28 -8.73 %
Health Care 204 32.02 42.45 -24.57 %
Wellness 163 79.17 81.88 -3.31 %
Financial 156 75.81 77.72 -2.46 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
36 79.25 69.85 13.46 %
Employment / Education 231 46.68 59.20 -21.15 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
125 64.07 64.90 -1.28 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
97 54.51 54.20 0.57 %
(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 37 66.47 52.43
Crime Rate 233 30.49 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 229 74.49 80.02
Unemployment Rate 162 35.56 41.03
Income Distribution 83 88.09 85.72
Weather 190 41.27 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 87 12.16 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 228 8.07 15.54
Number of hospital beds 183 23.50 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 200 50.51 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 87 41.13 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 80 33.33 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 221 6.18 13.47
Number of psychologists 170 14.60 21.04
Number of nurses 143 21.48 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 200 22.29 35.67
ER Wait Times 249 10.56 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 15 97.24 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 195 44.10 50.43
Diabetes Rate 141 43.03 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 162 79.21 81.94
Number of Caregivers 120 72.89 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 149 80.34 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 122 39.52 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 185 57.21 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 227 55.99 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 55 30.46 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 141 53.99 55.90
Total bank deposits 154 1.12 1.72
Tax burden 131 73.68 72.59
Dependency Ratio 193 57.81 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 234 66.90 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 47 46.39 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 210 28.74 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 235 57.92 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 37 33.58 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 14 68.55 47.00
Median Rental Price 14 85.18 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 29 57.54 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 68 33.12 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 130 69.46 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 55 11.72 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 101 15.22 15.92
Cost of assisted living 156 67.06 70.12
Nursing-home rating 200 19.58 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 152 83.64 84.74
Cost of adult day services 55 69.64 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 177 50.46 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 175 5.55 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 234 63.59 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 207 3.12 9.69
College Enrollment 224 16.74 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 90 73.30 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 214 3.04 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 135 62.76 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 153 13.29 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 70 60.28 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 114 86.34 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 33 47.61 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 106 16.47 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 132 60.80 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 71 30.54 25.07
Number of YMCAs 114 10.39 12.40
Funding for Seniors 71 23.90 25.37