Livable Communities are communities that work for all of us, no matter what our age or disability. They are safe and secure, contain affordable and appropriate housing and transportation options, and offer features and services that support our health and quality of life (AARP).
The AARP Livability Index measures livability in seven categories:
On a personal level, once you have your score, you can use a
Key stakeholders in the community can use the information to advocate for changes in planning and development. Community leaders can use the livability index to identify gaps in what people want in their communities and what their communities currently provide.
Final note: The AARP Livability Index is not a real estate marketing tool. It's compiled from more than 50 national sources of data and designed to provide the clearest picture possible of how communities are meeting the needs of their residents.
How does your community stack up?