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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Yuba City, CA
#247
OVERALL RANKING

Yuba City, CA


SCORE: 72.25

#247
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 73.25
 
#232
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 75.22
 
Percent of Population 65+:  12.26%
Population 65+:  20,554
Total Population:  167,628

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 48 79.17 75.28 5.17 %
Health Care 210 31.63 42.45 -25.49 %
Wellness 138 80.70 81.88 -1.44 %
Financial 249 67.48 77.72 -13.18 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
207 61.51 69.85 -11.94 %
Employment / Education 207 48.56 59.20 -17.97 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
227 57.81 64.90 -10.92 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
242 41.79 54.20 -22.90 %
(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 69 59.94 52.43
Crime Rate 122 46.53 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 238 73.41 80.02
Unemployment Rate 250 17.09 41.03
Income Distribution 142 84.80 85.72
Weather 12 68.14 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 205 7.04 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 203 9.40 15.54
Number of hospital beds 250 10.18 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 1 100.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 224 40.50 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 252 .00 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 130 21.45 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 220 17.69 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 252 .00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 72 23.19 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 1 100.00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 218 6.41 13.47
Number of psychologists 190 12.71 21.04
Number of nurses 244 11.17 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 241 15.13 35.67
ER Wait Times 33 39.47 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 182 89.29 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 53 54.65 50.43
Diabetes Rate 53 53.01 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 188 77.38 81.94
Number of Caregivers 224 59.22 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 185 77.93 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 205 26.28 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 8 87.78 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 126 72.43 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 180 13.68 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 239 35.50 55.90
Total bank deposits 227 .74 1.72
Tax burden 223 53.21 72.59
Dependency Ratio 212 56.75 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 228 67.29 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 249 16.98 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 50 56.77 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 73 64.46 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 189 9.39 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 55 57.68 47.00
Median Rental Price 197 60.96 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 164 46.37 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 171 19.44 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 196 56.63 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 242 1.52 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 137 11.69 15.92
Cost of assisted living 213 60.90 70.12
Nursing-home rating 217 10.26 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 24 91.81 84.74
Cost of adult day services 168 51.32 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 213 44.38 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 204 4.41 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 236 63.34 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 55 11.80 9.69
College Enrollment 99 26.01 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 246 55.31 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 83 10.47 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 85 64.84 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 154 13.28 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 191 47.84 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 165 81.18 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 188 34.00 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 247 5.13 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 169 55.71 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 185 15.98 25.07
Number of YMCAs 137 8.94 12.40
Funding for Seniors 176 23.33 25.37