Special Report

50 Cities Getting the Most Exercise

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10. Bellingham, Washington
> Share of adults who exercise regularly: 85.1%
> No. of fitness and recreational sports facilities: 14.8 per 100,000 people
> Share of pop. with access to places for physical activity: 83.9%
> Adult obesity rate: 23.1%
> Population: 221,404

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9. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, California
> Share of adults who exercise regularly: 85.3%
> No. of fitness and recreational sports facilities: 14.1 per 100,000 people
> Share of pop. with access to places for physical activity: 89.7%
> Adult obesity rate: 22.9%
> Population: 283,405

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8. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colorado
> Share of adults who exercise regularly: 85.4%
> No. of fitness and recreational sports facilities: 14.0 per 100,000 people
> Share of pop. with access to places for physical activity: 97.0%
> Adult obesity rate: 20.1%
> Population: 2,888,227

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7. Bend-Redmond, Oregon
> Share of adults who exercise regularly: 85.5%
> No. of fitness and recreational sports facilities: 16.0 per 100,000 people
> Share of pop. with access to places for physical activity: 65.9%
> Adult obesity rate: 22.6%
> Population: 186,875

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6. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Oregon
> Share of adults who exercise regularly: 85.5%
> No. of fitness and recreational sports facilities: 11.6 per 100,000 people
> Share of pop. with access to places for physical activity: 89.8%
> Adult obesity rate: 25.6%
> Population: 2,451,560