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Best Cities for Successful Aging | San Angelo, TX
#24
OVERALL RANKING

San Angelo, TX


SCORE: 86.45

#31
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 87.37
 
#11
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 88.53
 
Percent of Population 65+:  14.27%
Population 65+:  16,424
Total Population:  115,071

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 6 86.02 75.28 14.27 %
Health Care 71 47.95 42.45 12.96 %
Wellness 103 82.86 81.88 1.20 %
Financial 30 84.02 77.72 8.11 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
10 83.77 69.85 19.93 %
Employment / Education 70 64.09 59.20 8.26 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
83 66.99 64.90 3.22 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
183 47.14 54.20 -13.03 %
(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 31 67.26 52.43
Crime Rate 163 40.33 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 41 83.96 80.02
Unemployment Rate 25 56.13 41.03
Income Distribution 58 89.56 85.72
Weather 33 58.28 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 99 11.42 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 125 13.15 15.54
Number of hospital beds 78 39.56 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 149 54.77 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 252 .00 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 24 57.65 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 59 47.73 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 60 15.82 13.47
Number of psychologists 56 28.43 21.04
Number of nurses 147 21.01 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 142 30.99 35.67
ER Wait Times 42 37.50 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 71 93.56 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 83 52.40 50.43
Diabetes Rate 120 45.14 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 89 84.01 81.94
Number of Caregivers 51 77.84 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 95 82.67 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 156 34.45 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 117 64.17 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 66 87.51 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 191 12.93 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 55 65.96 55.90
Total bank deposits 68 1.40 1.72
Tax burden 49 84.59 72.59
Dependency Ratio 106 62.65 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 65 72.91 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 157 31.39 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 31 59.32 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 13 68.68 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 157 12.33 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 59 56.66 47.00
Median Rental Price 76 76.02 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 99 50.28 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 108 26.81 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 3 97.24 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 10 31.08 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 73 17.87 15.92
Cost of assisted living 182 62.92 70.12
Nursing-home rating 217 10.26 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 35 90.61 84.74
Cost of adult day services 10 95.12 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 106 60.22 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 22 27.88 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 91 70.74 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 90 8.36 9.69
College Enrollment 88 26.99 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 8 89.35 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 175 4.81 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 155 62.25 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 12 39.46 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 161 50.90 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 230 74.41 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 132 39.58 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 150 13.76 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 151 56.28 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 198 14.28 25.07
Number of YMCAs 90 12.06 12.40
Funding for Seniors 193 23.31 25.37