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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Sheboygan, WI
#132
OVERALL RANKING

Sheboygan, WI


SCORE: 79.33

#138
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 79.72
 
#114
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 80.76
 
Percent of Population 65+:  15.45%
Population 65+:  17,767
Total Population:  114,973

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 125 75.00 75.28 -.37 %
Health Care 153 37.26 42.45 -12.23 %
Wellness 57 85.36 81.88 4.25 %
Financial 191 73.56 77.72 -5.35 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
89 74.09 69.85 6.07 %
Employment / Education 160 53.79 59.20 -9.14 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
57 68.96 64.90 6.26 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
38 64.67 54.20 19.32 %
(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 57 62.08 52.43
Crime Rate 33 65.40 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 239 73.39 80.02
Unemployment Rate 76 45.05 41.03
Income Distribution 11 94.57 85.72
Weather 226 38.79 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 47 15.68 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 203 9.40 15.54
Number of hospital beds 245 12.60 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 185 53.99 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 252 .00 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 26 55.44 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 67 46.00 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 252 .00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 42 29.66 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 252 .00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 86 13.84 13.47
Number of psychologists 93 21.85 21.04
Number of nurses 231 13.62 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 208 21.30 35.67
ER Wait Times 55 34.88 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 63 93.89 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 77 52.74 50.43
Diabetes Rate 103 46.34 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 134 80.40 81.94
Number of Caregivers 244 46.93 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 104 82.36 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 83 45.97 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 35 74.80 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 208 60.71 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 8 49.33 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 103 58.10 55.90
Total bank deposits 99 1.29 1.72
Tax burden 198 59.96 72.59
Dependency Ratio 161 59.46 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 105 71.22 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 128 35.41 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 134 36.53 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 143 61.76 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 64 25.26 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 124 46.38 47.00
Median Rental Price 32 81.46 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 148 47.67 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 132 24.60 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 179 60.52 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 82 9.33 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 29 30.04 15.92
Cost of assisted living 118 70.74 70.12
Nursing-home rating 38 51.28 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 104 85.64 84.74
Cost of adult day services 103 61.90 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 47 68.80 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 247 3.05 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 238 62.27 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 243 1.74 9.69
College Enrollment 205 18.02 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 24 83.43 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 142 6.29 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 210 58.70 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 115 15.73 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 79 58.78 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 5 96.36 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 77 42.86 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 55 21.14 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 22 86.57 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 86 27.44 25.07
Number of YMCAs 97 11.62 12.40
Funding for Seniors 130 23.51 25.37