Special Report

The 50 Most Physically Active Cities in America

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50. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota
> Adults who exercise regularly: 82.4% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 94.8% — No. 27 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 27.1% — No. 322 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 7.8% — No. 352 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 12.0% — No. 377 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.2 a month — No. 372 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $83,698 — No. 18 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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49. Napa, California
> Adults who exercise regularly: 82.4% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 89.8% — No. 71 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 24.1% — No. 358 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.8% — No. 261 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 15.9% — No. 298 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.7 a month — No. 314 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $92,769 — No. 7 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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48. Lincoln, Nebraska
> Adults who exercise regularly: 82.4% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 94.8% — No. 28 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 30.0% — No. 261 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 8.2% — No. 340 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 12.5% — No. 373 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.1 a month — No. 374 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $61,539 — No. 150 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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47. Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
> Adults who exercise regularly: 82.5% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 85.5% — No. 125 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 29.3% — No. 276 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.3% — No. 289 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 14.9% — No. 330 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.4 a month — No. 361 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $80,096 — No. 27 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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46. Iowa City, Iowa
> Adults who exercise regularly: 82.6% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 91.1% — No. 56 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 27.7% — No. 315 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 7.0% — No. 367 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 12.9% — No. 369 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.1 a month — No. 376 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $63,761 — No. 118 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)