2017 “Best Cities for Successful Aging”

2017 Best Cities for Successful AgingThe Milken Institute Releases 2017 “Best Cities for Successful Aging” Rankings

Provo-Orem, UT and Iowa City, IA Take Top Spots Among Large and Small Metros

March 14, 2017

“The Milken Institute today released the third edition of its “Best Cities for Successful Aging” report and index, a collaboration between the Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging and its Research Department. The report evaluates 381 U.S. metropolitan areas to determine how well they serve the needs of the nation’s growing population of mature adults, enabling them to age productively, securely, and in optimal health.”

The top 10 large and small metropolitan areas for 2017 are:

Rankings – Large Metros   

Rankings – Small Metros

1

Provo-Orem, UT

1

Iowa City, IA

2

Madison, WI

2

Manhattan, KS

3

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3

Ames, IA

4

Salt Lake City, UT

4

Columbia, MO

5

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

5

Sioux Falls, SD

6

Austin-Round Rock, TX

6

Ann Arbor, MI

7

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

7

Ithaca, NY

8

Jackson, MS

8

Lawrence, KS

9

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

9

Logan, UT-ID

10

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

10

Fairbanks, AK

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