Special Report

The 50 Most Physically Active Cities in America

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35. Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
> Adults who exercise regularly: 83.4% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 80.6% — No. 192 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 30.2% — No. 255 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: 16.4% — No. 280 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 4.1 a month — No. 226 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $67,175 — No. 93 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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34. Ames, Iowa
> Adults who exercise regularly: 83.5% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 93.1% — No. 36 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 28.9% — No. 287 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: 12.8% — No. 370 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.3 a month — No. 366 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $62,181 — No. 142 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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33. Flagstaff, Arizona
> Adults who exercise regularly: 83.5% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 82.9% — No. 161 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 24.5% — No. 353 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 7.7% — No. 354 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.9% — No. 218 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 4.3 a month — No. 138 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $58,085 — No. 207 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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32. Kennewick-Richland, Washington
> Adults who exercise regularly: 83.6% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 72.3% — No. 284 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 33.5% — No. 143 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.6% — No. 280 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.3% — No. 161 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 4.4 a month — No. 130 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $68,283 — No. 85 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)

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31. Lawrence, Kansas
> Adults who exercise regularly: 83.7% (US rate: 77.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 91.0% — No. 57 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 28.0% — No. 310 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 7.0% — No. 365 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 14.8% — No. 331 out of 382 metro areas (US rate: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.5 a month — No. 347 out of 382 metro areas (US avg: 3.7 a month)
> Median household income: $64,233 — No. 114 out of 382 metro areas (US median: $65,712)