Special Report

30 Best Cities for Older Americans

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15. Sheboygan, WI
> Share of population 65+: 16.2%
> Fitness centers per 100,000 people 65+: 53.4
> Physicians per 100,000 people 65+: 57.2 (bottom 25%)
> Average retirement income: $18,292 (bottom 10%)

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14. Carbondale-Marion, IL
> Share of population 65+: 15.5%
> Fitness centers per 100,000 people 65+: 66.5
> Physicians per 100,000 people 65+: 102.0 (top 10%)
> Average retirement income: $28,751 (top 25%)

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13. Springfield, IL
> Share of population 65+: 15.9%
> Fitness centers per 100,000 people 65+: 87.4 (top 25%)
> Physicians per 100,000 people 65+: 115.4 (top 10%)
> Average retirement income: $31,332 (top 10%)

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12. Wausau, WI
> Share of population 65+: 15.9%
> Fitness centers per 100,000 people 65+: 69.5
> Physicians per 100,000 people 65+: 90.7 (top 25%)
> Average retirement income: $18,537 (bottom 10%)

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11. Jefferson City, MO
> Share of population 65+: 14.7%
> Fitness centers per 100,000 people 65+: 64.2
> Physicians per 100,000 people 65+: 59.1
> Average retirement income: $22,660

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