Special Report

The 50 Most Physically Active Cities in America

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10. Ithaca, New York
> Adults who exercise regularly: 85.4% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 86.2% — No. 115 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 23.0% — No. 366 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 6.5% — No. 371 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 13.5% — No. 360 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.5 a month — No. 345 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $58,626 — No. 199 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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9. Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, Washington
> Adults who exercise regularly: 85.6% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 74.6% — No. 267 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 30.1% — No. 258 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 10.2% — No. 231 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 15.4% — No. 315 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.8 a month — No. 292 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $78,512 — No. 33 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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8. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colorado
> Adults who exercise regularly: 85.8% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 96.6% — No. 16 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 21.6% — No. 371 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 6.3% — No. 373 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 13.7% — No. 354 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.3 a month — No. 365 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $85,641 — No. 15 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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7. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, California
> Adults who exercise regularly: 86.0% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 92.2% — No. 44 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 24.2% — No. 357 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 8.0% — No. 345 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.3% — No. 158 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 4.2 a month — No. 190 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $75,653 — No. 46 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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6. Corvallis, Oregon
> Adults who exercise regularly: 86.1% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 90.3% — No. 68 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 21.6% — No. 372 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 5.7% — No. 380 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 16.1% — No. 290 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 4.1 a month — No. 238 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $70,835 — No. 67 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)