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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
#193
OVERALL RANKING

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL


SCORE: 76.43

#182
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 78.06
 
#200
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 76.84
 
Percent of Population 65+:  14.58%
Population 65+:  67,376
Total Population:  462,190

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 137 74.53 75.28 -1.00 %
Health Care 142 38.13 42.45 -10.18 %
Wellness 182 78.13 81.88 -4.58 %
Financial 81 80.20 77.72 3.19 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
185 65.00 69.85 -6.94 %
Employment / Education 122 57.19 59.20 -3.40 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
242 55.51 64.90 -14.47 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
248 40.48 54.20 -25.31 %
(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 166 46.19 52.43
Crime Rate 196 35.45 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 209 76.35 80.02
Unemployment Rate 157 36.38 41.03
Income Distribution 95 87.59 85.72
Weather 44 56.90 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 159 9.01 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 70 15.90 15.54
Number of hospital beds 144 28.89 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 116 87.50 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 93 60.59 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 252 .00 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 131 21.30 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 117 35.29 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 39 12.93 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 154 7.62 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 110 25.00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 75 14.53 13.47
Number of psychologists 223 7.00 21.04
Number of nurses 135 22.12 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 173 26.55 35.67
ER Wait Times 200 18.67 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 94 92.56 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 130 49.29 50.43
Diabetes Rate 201 37.47 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 237 71.36 81.94
Number of Caregivers 178 66.31 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 183 78.15 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 149 35.26 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 20 79.38 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 139 70.68 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 228 10.17 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 195 46.77 55.90
Total bank deposits 219 .80 1.72
Tax burden 146 70.42 72.59
Dependency Ratio 66 65.85 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 214 68.06 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 76 41.79 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 9 74.25 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 173 60.87 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 154 12.41 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 172 41.16 47.00
Median Rental Price 207 58.76 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 87 51.02 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 164 20.56 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 158 61.30 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 105 7.77 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 161 9.90 15.92
Cost of assisted living 100 72.82 70.12
Nursing-home rating 55 46.46 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 70 87.96 84.74
Cost of adult day services 73 65.00 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 146 54.78 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 167 5.71 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 170 67.59 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 20 23.49 9.69
College Enrollment 97 26.36 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 228 61.13 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 183 4.27 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 241 54.16 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 161 12.81 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 107 55.76 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 244 69.75 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 117 40.43 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 197 11.18 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 227 46.07 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 235 10.55 25.07
Number of YMCAs 214 2.97 12.40
Funding for Seniors 244 22.34 25.37