Special Report

The 50 Most Physically Active Cities in America

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5. Bellingham, Washington
> Adults who exercise regularly: 87.3% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 85.1% — No. 132 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 28.0% — No. 309 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 7.9% — No. 347 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 15.0% — No. 327 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 4.2 a month — No. 175 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $69,372 — No. 77 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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4. Santa Fe, New Mexico
> Adults who exercise regularly: 87.3% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 78.7% — No. 217 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 16.1% — No. 381 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 6.1% — No. 376 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.8% — No. 219 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 4.0 a month — No. 252 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $61,298 — No. 154 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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3. Fort Collins, Colorado
> Adults who exercise regularly: 88.4% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 92.8% — No. 39 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 20.9% — No. 376 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 5.4% — No. 382 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 11.2% — No. 381 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.2 a month — No. 371 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $75,186 — No. 50 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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2. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
> Adults who exercise regularly: 88.9% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 94.0% — No. 32 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 19.3% — No. 380 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 6.2% — No. 375 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 16.3% — No. 285 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 4.0 a month — No. 265 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $89,269 — No. 9 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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1. Boulder, Colorado
> Adults who exercise regularly: 91.1% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 96.2% — No. 18 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 14.3% — No. 382 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 5.5% — No. 381 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 11.2% — No. 382 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.0 a month — No. 378 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $88,535 — No. 10 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)