2018’s Healthiest & Unhealthiest Cities in America
From WalletHub, Feb 12, 2018
Location matters when it comes to health. Some places promote wellness by expanding access to nutritious food and recreational facilities. Others strive to keep healthcare costs affordable for everyone or keep parks clean and well-maintained.
When a city doesn’t take care of these issues, it can be hard to keep up good health. After all, the cost of care in the U.S. is rising and life expectancy is declining. And there are so many sources of health advice online that it can be difficult for a person to figure out what is legitimate and what is just a fad.
To determine which areas prioritize residents’ well-being, WalletHub compared more than 170 of the most populated U.S. cities across 40 key indicators of good health. Their data set ranges from cost of doctor visit to fruit and vegetable consumption to fitness clubs per capita….
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- Overall Rank -- 8th
- Total Score -- 61.04
- ‘Health Care’ Rank -- 16th
- ‘Food’ Rank – 3rd
- ‘Fitness’ Rank -- 59th
- ‘Green Space’ Rank -- 10th