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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Terre Haute, IN
#174
OVERALL RANKING

Terre Haute, IN


SCORE: 77.06

#187
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 77.66
 
#184
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 77.76
 
Percent of Population 65+:  14.72%
Population 65+:  25,405
Total Population:  172,588

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 221 69.81 75.28 -7.27 %
Health Care 157 36.91 42.45 -13.05 %
Wellness 208 76.67 81.88 -6.36 %
Financial 77 80.46 77.72 3.53 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
46 77.62 69.85 11.12 %
Employment / Education 187 50.58 59.20 -14.56 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
164 62.08 64.90 -4.35 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
110 52.83 54.20 -2.53 %
(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 19 71.60 52.43
Crime Rate 177 38.49 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 171 78.09 80.02
Unemployment Rate 222 28.81 41.03
Income Distribution 166 83.47 85.72
Weather 176 42.47 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 215 6.73 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 151 11.82 15.54
Number of hospital beds 102 34.03 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 236 33.33 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 168 54.12 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 252 .00 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 147 18.92 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 61 47.03 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 252 .00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 92 20.29 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 80 33.33 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 244 3.78 13.47
Number of psychologists 48 29.84 21.04
Number of nurses 119 23.09 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 163 28.32 35.67
ER Wait Times 26 42.86 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 38 95.05 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 207 43.18 50.43
Diabetes Rate 132 44.05 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 50 86.74 81.94
Number of Caregivers 99 73.91 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 233 75.25 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 201 28.07 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 187 57.01 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 203 61.03 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 76 25.38 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 177 49.61 55.90
Total bank deposits 139 1.16 1.72
Tax burden 89 79.69 72.59
Dependency Ratio 80 64.48 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 123 70.76 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 14 62.31 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 215 27.89 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 113 62.86 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 61 26.27 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 11 71.56 47.00
Median Rental Price 36 80.83 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 143 47.86 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 47 38.84 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 87 75.81 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 175 4.56 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 244 4.20 15.92
Cost of assisted living 78 75.10 70.12
Nursing-home rating 78 42.31 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 40 90.04 84.74
Cost of adult day services 187 50.00 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 166 52.01 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 159 6.05 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 245 61.18 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 235 2.04 9.69
College Enrollment 79 28.30 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 109 72.25 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 216 2.96 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 68 64.96 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 85 18.81 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 165 50.64 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 128 85.28 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 104 40.82 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 172 12.64 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 90 63.63 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 72 30.45 25.07
Number of YMCAs 63 15.84 12.40
Funding for Seniors 92 23.70 25.37