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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Winchester, VA-WV
#164
OVERALL RANKING

Winchester, VA-WV


SCORE: 77.87

#158
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 78.91
 
#151
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 79.05
 
Percent of Population 65+:  14.69%
Population 65+:  19,239
Total Population:  130,932

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 91 76.21 75.28 1.24 %
Health Care 86 45.53 42.45 7.26 %
Wellness 178 78.31 81.88 -4.36 %
Financial 217 72.19 77.72 -7.12 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
186 64.74 69.85 -7.32 %
Employment / Education 95 60.66 59.20 2.47 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
146 62.70 64.90 -3.39 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
132 51.32 54.20 -5.31 %
(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 193 42.43 52.43
Crime Rate 46 59.96 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 87 81.21 80.02
Unemployment Rate 46 49.91 41.03
Income Distribution 152 84.30 85.72
Weather 132 47.10 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 222 6.50 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 58 16.54 15.54
Number of hospital beds 113 32.57 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 47 71.28 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 252 .00 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 107 24.96 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 202 20.68 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 252 .00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 4 50.00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 70 14.95 13.47
Number of psychologists 23 39.37 21.04
Number of nurses 40 31.80 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 39 50.11 35.67
ER Wait Times 245 11.90 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 201 88.22 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 147 47.81 50.43
Diabetes Rate 100 46.79 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 130 80.76 81.94
Number of Caregivers 74 77.43 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 170 78.94 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 77 47.10 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 222 53.54 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 95 77.03 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 250 4.46 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 120 56.12 55.90
Total bank deposits 72 1.38 1.72
Tax burden 168 64.17 72.59
Dependency Ratio 104 62.75 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 108 71.13 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 163 31.07 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 112 39.75 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 96 63.43 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 219 6.53 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 190 38.41 47.00
Median Rental Price 195 61.31 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 94 50.65 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 242 8.10 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 153 63.23 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 192 4.00 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 131 12.48 15.92
Cost of assisted living 164 66.38 70.12
Nursing-home rating 38 51.28 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 153 83.61 84.74
Cost of adult day services 54 70.27 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 76 63.69 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 69 12.50 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 48 73.08 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 192 3.80 9.69
College Enrollment 88 26.99 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 250 51.71 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 94 9.75 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 154 62.44 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 119 15.46 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 73 59.87 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 105 86.91 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 106 40.75 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 95 17.87 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 89 64.52 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 189 15.45 25.07
Number of YMCAs 252 .00 12.40
Funding for Seniors 70 23.91 25.37