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Old 08-14-2012, 10:10 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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A new study done by the American Fitness Index ranks cities from most healthy, to most unhealthy. I should also add that its actually metropolitan areas, not just city proper.

American Fitness Index - Report - Cities 1-20


Top Ten Healthiest Metros:

1. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
2. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
3. Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH
4. San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA
5. Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
6. Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA
7. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
8. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
9. Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO
10.Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

Top Ten Unhealthiest Metros:

40. Columbus, OH
41. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
42. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
43. Indianapolis-Carmel, IN
44. Memphis, TN-MS-AR
45. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
46. Birmingham-Hoover, AL
47. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
48. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
49. Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI
50. Oklahoma City, OK

Oh, the site also includes a more detailed outlook on each city.

Last edited by JMT; 08-15-2012 at 08:06 PM..
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