With 80,531 people, Victoria, Texas is a moderately populated city. Surprisingly, there are only 2 nursing homes there, which is fewer than we expected in a city of this size. This city's nursing homes received a first-rate city grade of A-, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for by having high quality nursing homes. Victoria has the distinction of being one of the 250 best cities in the nation. This is impressive since we assessed thousands of cities around the country. Lastly, this city's category grades were every bit as impressive as its city grade. You can learn more about these in the next section.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, most of the facilities in Victoria performed spectacularly well in terms of its inspection grade. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, Victoria received one of our highest ratings in that category with a grade of A. Our inspection scores account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection report. One of the most important criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with higher grades in this area tend to have few of these severe deficiencies. We also awarded this city an A- in our nursing category. Rounding out its straight A report card, we awarded the city an A- in our long-term care category and an A- in the area of short-term care.