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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Large Metros Wellness Indicators
 

Large Metros - Wellness

Wellness Overall Medicare enrollment Obesity rate Obesity rate, population 65+ Smoking rate Smoking rate, population 65+ Diabetes rate Alzheimer's cases Number of caregivers Life expectancy at 65 % of seniors with frequent mental distress % of seniors with no physical activity Number of fitness and recreational sports centers Number of fast-food outlets Sugary drink consumption Number of golf courses, skiing resorts, marinas, bowling alleys, etc. % of seniors who had fall resulting in injury % of seniors regularly consuming fruits and veggies
METRO Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score
Akron, OH 81 73.80 41 93.84 75 61.27 57 59.68 76 23.08 50 42.35 61 64.13 47 83.23 39 72.89 74 83.57 83 38.55 56 64.76 52 49.11 91 49.07 95 56.97 10 52.34 44 54.07 82 56.10
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 39 79.79 26 94.95 47 67.23 21 67.71 67 23.75 62 40.00 39 68.75 97 74.38 31 74.24 44 86.96 66 43.84 39 68.92 13 62.94 97 47.03 65 69.07 8 59.36 84 43.46 44 79.80
Albuquerque, NM 24 83.02 86 88.65 8 88.36 5 83.43 37 30.00 86 33.64 4 97.39 24 88.90 46 71.12 30 89.17 79 39.51 1 100.00 70 43.11 62 54.19 20 86.53 97 13.75 92 41.50 72 66.39
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 51 78.10 9 96.67 63 63.43 99 44.67 71 23.38 8 73.47 38 68.93 81 76.73 54 70.25 47 86.88 23 57.14 72 61.82 27 58.36 28 60.24 43 74.30 51 31.75 64 49.85 81 58.21
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 65 76.21 89 87.69 30 72.92 68 56.77 27 32.73 79 35.29 75 59.85 23 89.82 18 79.38 78 83.03 74 41.03 31 70.10 63 45.68 73 52.75 44 74.22 62 27.40 90 42.35 62 73.19
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 81 73.80 69 91.21 84 59.48 90 52.07 68 23.68 85 33.96 92 55.50 22 89.98 16 80.37 97 79.74 48 48.48 46 67.11 96 25.48 7 69.60 61 70.15 27 42.94 20 63.36 70 68.29
Austin-Round Rock, TX 10 86.79 93 86.47 19 77.11 2 94.97 12 40.45 34 46.15 23 76.40 25 88.28 19 77.84 23 89.75 1 100.00 13 78.46 47 52.02 59 54.71 9 93.12 65 27.34 89 42.46 39 81.58
Bakersfield, CA 61 77.14 46 93.20 28 73.17 26 66.99 83 21.88 20 54.69 25 73.81 59 81.31 88 59.22 87 82.01 89 35.56 13 78.46 98 25.14 18 63.38 5 96.97 95 15.65 38 54.78 24 87.39
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 71 75.75 64 91.61 65 63.20 43 62.40 40 28.13 41 44.44 71 61.57 71 80.63 53 70.30 59 85.37 48 48.48 72 61.82 20 61.53 99 45.57 51 72.55 26 43.07 65 48.97 84 55.39
Baton Rouge, LA 93 72.02 77 90.43 98 55.09 79 54.71 79 22.64 41 44.44 98 50.15 86 75.32 37 73.70 79 82.93 75 40.51 80 60.53 12 64.37 41 57.75 57 71.08 93 17.23 1 100.00 95 40.35
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 98 69.63 32 94.62 95 56.48 84 53.74 87 21.43 11 67.92 95 53.26 46 83.36 5 87.01 98 79.27 87 36.36 87 58.12 66 44.83 85 50.28 90 58.98 68 27.12 85 43.34 88 52.36
Boise City, ID 26 82.71 70 91.14 20 76.85 70 56.34 28 32.43 67 38.71 22 76.80 7 99.07 55 70.10 35 88.35 30 54.24 44 67.55 74 41.13 42 57.21 16 89.37 38 36.82 83 43.80 10 92.85
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH 6 87.52 47 93.15 18 77.99 52 60.63 21 34.47 24 51.25 32 71.66 52 83.20 62 67.11 19 89.92 42 51.69 30 70.12 2 91.53 74 52.39 32 76.17 13 50.04 82 43.82 23 87.92
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 1 100.00 37 94.06 1 100.00 3 86.29 6 54.55 13 65.45 5 90.28 82 75.79 58 68.47 9 94.63 8 71.11 20 76.12 1 100.00 14 63.74 27 79.46 6 65.32 33 55.89 6 94.63
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 46 78.60 2 98.32 80 60.73 79 54.71 98 18.03 30 48.00 57 64.99 97 74.38 31 74.24 61 85.25 38 52.46 26 72.86 23 59.22 82 51.04 67 68.65 15 49.64 91 41.92 35 83.00
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 43 79.36 100 73.58 42 68.30 51 60.76 91 20.83 57 40.45 12 83.21 88 74.99 67 66.31 4 98.36 70 42.53 36 69.36 92 28.48 3 80.58 33 76.14 9 53.92 81 44.09 51 77.88
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 79 74.38 84 88.72 76 61.15 29 66.23 46 26.87 48 43.37 91 55.58 19 90.24 10 83.01 58 85.48 28 55.17 70 62.77 71 42.87 83 50.53 54 72.01 16 48.44 100 30.46 87 53.46
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 63 76.50 65 91.59 39 69.15 71 56.13 44 27.27 77 36.00 66 62.16 15 91.46 56 69.97 86 82.04 23 57.14 43 68.00 35 54.63 51 56.18 78 65.79 80 24.05 2 81.37 90 51.45
Chattanooga, TN-GA 91 72.60 68 91.25 90 58.46 85 53.55 89 21.05 89 31.86 93 55.00 32 87.89 9 83.68 70 83.83 8 71.11 100 46.05 65 44.86 67 53.40 62 70.09 47 32.63 29 56.66 89 51.90
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 52 77.80 38 93.91 44 67.84 58 59.45 34 30.25 62 40.00 52 66.65 40 85.21 78 65.18 40 87.91 63 44.44 51 66.45 49 50.50 78 51.60 58 70.90 57 29.26 61 50.00 22 88.72
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 77 75.07 20 95.32 61 63.60 87 52.80 94 20.11 71 38.30 78 59.31 34 87.25 26 76.00 88 81.88 93 33.68 79 60.71 14 62.82 45 56.70 93 57.15 34 40.13 69 47.98 69 68.66
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 68 75.89 16 95.60 60 63.62 55 60.16 88 21.30 96 29.51 72 61.25 47 83.23 39 72.89 64 84.76 43 51.61 64 63.75 48 51.57 88 49.34 97 55.92 28 42.88 51 52.20 32 83.82
Colorado Springs, CO 12 86.02 75 90.51 4 90.43 7 76.26 41 27.91 50 42.35 3 98.13 2 99.79 83 62.97 17 90.78 18 61.54 13 78.46 64 45.49 31 59.60 31 76.80 96 14.12 29 56.66 17 90.13
Columbia, SC 80 74.19 67 91.30 86 59.18 73 55.31 68 23.68 39 45.00 97 52.09 19 90.24 10 83.01 82 82.57 15 64.00 56 64.76 78 40.12 55 55.30 60 70.24 41 35.44 74 45.60 74 62.33
Columbus, OH 84 73.58 56 92.28 70 61.99 42 63.18 73 23.23 87 32.14 86 56.79 47 83.23 39 72.89 85 82.08 38 52.46 90 57.14 39 53.13 95 47.67 96 56.95 31 41.49 47 53.38 66 70.01
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 67 76.13 79 89.91 41 68.59 96 49.27 32 30.88 15 58.12 69 61.95 25 88.28 19 77.84 65 84.70 37 52.58 48 67.04 82 37.33 46 56.62 49 72.77 88 20.73 26 57.79 63 72.06
Dayton, OH 76 75.08 13 95.81 78 61.05 63 58.08 93 20.57 91 31.58 89 56.06 47 83.23 39 72.89 72 83.65 11 69.57 64 63.75 15 62.70 96 47.60 94 57.10 43 33.74 73 45.98 76 61.71
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 45 78.83 82 89.18 54 65.33 30 66.08 76 23.08 57 40.45 47 67.21 88 74.99 67 66.31 32 88.80 46 50.00 49 66.78 79 39.65 5 78.68 71 67.53 46 32.70 47 53.38 2 99.86
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 3 89.57 88 88.23 3 94.67 4 84.36 33 30.77 34 46.15 2 99.28 2 99.79 83 62.97 26 89.42 11 69.57 4 87.93 40 52.92 63 54.06 29 77.34 82 23.57 45 53.55 2 99.86
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 23 83.12 12 95.99 49 66.66 49 61.13 52 26.47 50 42.35 20 76.91 77 77.73 87 59.85 53 85.96 23 57.14 50 66.67 5 73.87 36 58.97 70 68.01 20 47.43 15 65.10 21 88.96
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 73 75.53 18 95.37 87 59.12 88 52.41 85 21.53 38 45.06 88 56.41 35 87.00 28 74.38 69 84.16 56 46.34 61 64.55 69 43.75 48 56.43 86 61.36 25 45.34 40 54.56 30 84.19
El Paso, TX 40 79.66 21 95.15 9 87.79 81 54.51 23 34.29 29 48.65 26 73.51 25 88.28 19 77.84 21 89.78 98 28.32 9 81.60 90 29.64 23 61.99 19 88.09 99 10.64 86 43.12 72 66.39
Fresno, CA 44 79.35 48 93.09 40 68.95 10 71.73 3 67.79 12 66.06 45 67.44 59 81.31 88 59.22 38 88.11 34 53.62 93 56.16 99 21.59 12 65.15 6 96.93 89 20.22 35 55.61 15 91.17
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 50 78.37 6 97.20 59 64.07 92 50.50 56 26.09 55 41.38 49 66.91 35 87.00 28 74.38 27 89.41 79 39.51 34 69.39 76 40.69 11 65.88 84 62.06 22 46.51 21 62.17 50 78.23
Greensboro-High Point, NC 74 75.44 25 94.99 58 64.96 86 52.98 62 24.49 91 31.58 73 61.13 12 92.11 80 63.48 63 84.83 63 44.44 72 61.82 30 57.00 66 53.63 80 64.72 35 37.95 6 74.11 92 51.16
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 85 73.57 49 93.03 77 61.06 11 71.56 79 22.64 32 46.75 80 59.15 19 90.24 10 83.01 83 82.51 57 45.71 46 67.11 60 46.10 86 49.76 59 70.30 74 25.27 98 32.17 71 67.83
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 48 78.46 3 97.92 74 61.28 62 58.74 46 26.87 53 42.19 62 63.64 78 77.57 48 70.58 55 85.69 30 54.24 83 59.82 25 58.63 50 56.21 1 100.00 71 26.36 61 50.00 60 74.67
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 5 87.53 19 95.36 29 73.09 27 66.81 25 33.33 3 92.31 19 77.37 82 75.79 58 68.47 16 90.85 57 45.71 19 76.98 8 66.52 6 69.97 24 83.05 21 46.97 18 64.09 41 81.40
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 56 77.49 90 87.56 36 70.26 89 52.25 16 38.71 48 43.37 46 67.25 25 88.28 19 77.84 52 86.14 44 50.79 55 65.59 85 35.51 25 61.56 47 72.95 85 21.85 61 50.00 26 86.03
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 69 75.87 31 94.68 68 62.21 95 49.35 78 22.93 67 38.71 79 59.16 18 91.15 36 73.91 92 81.60 36 53.33 56 64.76 45 52.21 70 52.81 83 62.27 32 41.12 76 45.48 58 75.90
Jackson, MS 99 67.56 30 94.79 100 53.95 98 46.60 57 25.53 56 40.91 100 47.02 69 81.22 1 100.00 99 79.20 54 47.06 95 54.69 41 52.78 80 51.25 100 15.88 81 23.95 10 68.31 91 51.37
Jacksonville, FL 60 77.20 78 90.30 48 66.91 37 64.26 51 26.67 71 38.30 83 58.95 88 74.99 67 66.31 73 83.59 22 59.26 76 61.45 50 49.87 76 51.83 69 68.41 44 32.78 23 60.14 2 99.86
Kansas City, MO-KS 78 74.87 40 93.88 66 63.02 66 56.98 81 22.22 65 39.56 53 65.73 57 81.85 35 73.95 57 85.52 86 36.78 44 67.55 53 48.89 38 58.77 74 66.79 40 35.46 52 52.04 77 61.18
Knoxville, TN 89 73.09 50 92.98 92 58.34 65 57.09 71 23.38 80 35.12 81 59.08 38 85.60 3 90.16 91 81.62 5 80.99 54 65.80 83 37.11 39 58.41 63 69.71 53 30.92 28 57.24 100 28.07
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 66 76.15 98 81.31 94 57.36 33 65.09 42 27.39 44 43.90 70 61.76 88 74.99 67 66.31 40 87.91 68 43.24 24 73.12 89 30.65 1 100.00 39 74.85 69 27.03 71 46.05 46 78.42
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 95 71.25 95 83.41 25 74.78 32 65.37 31 31.03 100 22.22 33 70.97 1 100.00 47 70.96 62 85.17 88 35.96 94 55.14 93 28.10 89 49.27 98 54.01 90 19.68 74 45.60 65 70.04
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 83 73.65 85 88.71 93 57.98 18 68.95 65 24.00 96 29.51 90 56.02 33 87.26 13 81.36 88 81.88 17 62.75 82 60.18 42 52.61 61 54.42 52 72.11 56 29.55 59 50.61 83 55.68
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 19 83.74 62 91.81 7 88.40 14 71.15 5 55.00 21 54.15 21 76.85 59 81.31 88 59.22 9 94.63 94 33.25 7 84.55 75 40.88 75 52.11 22 84.55 94 16.35 39 54.77 11 92.43
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 88 73.14 35 94.35 96 56.16 61 58.75 100 16.36 54 41.86 96 52.94 11 92.31 17 79.44 94 81.29 46 50.00 71 62.58 59 47.36 81 51.21 88 59.32 30 42.71 60 50.15 67 69.21
Madison, WI 21 83.50 29 94.84 37 70.15 41 63.58 66 23.85 22 51.80 9 86.05 43 84.49 99 46.93 29 89.30 41 52.35 21 76.06 3 79.44 71 52.79 99 40.75 7 64.52 10 68.31 68 69.18
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 47 78.53 96 82.20 33 71.27 100 40.48 4 55.81 14 59.02 50 66.84 25 88.28 19 77.84 6 96.23 100 25.40 59 64.56 100 18.22 2 86.14 18 88.38 100 8.60 14 65.87 39 81.58
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 100 67.15 52 92.84 99 54.84 76 55.11 70 23.53 19 56.25 99 48.89 41 84.95 2 90.29 100 78.82 57 45.71 99 47.89 84 35.60 33 59.33 89 59.29 91 19.65 58 50.76 98 36.86
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 35 80.17 94 85.78 16 80.16 77 54.91 11 41.86 71 38.30 24 75.21 88 74.99 67 66.31 8 94.77 89 35.56 53 66.23 56 48.42 22 62.45 36 75.37 54 30.68 94 40.79 51 77.88
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 36 80.13 8 96.81 61 63.60 37 64.26 38 28.57 27 50.00 48 66.98 43 84.49 100 46.93 60 85.26 21 60.38 23 73.91 19 61.63 15 63.69 85 61.43 11 50.68 12 66.40 78 61.08
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 14 85.40 53 92.76 24 75.31 35 64.53 38 28.57 44 43.90 10 84.04 42 84.74 98 56.32 20 89.83 6 78.05 29 70.34 21 61.31 24 61.70 76 66.41 12 50.29 22 60.36 54 77.28
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 95 71.25 55 92.56 73 61.38 8 73.30 94 20.11 87 32.14 84 58.65 38 85.60 3 90.16 93 81.37 11 69.57 98 50.50 77 40.40 64 53.99 87 60.45 66 27.31 9 68.60 99 33.90
New Haven-Milford, CT 41 79.58 33 94.44 55 65.20 73 55.31 45 27.07 16 58.06 50 66.84 82 75.79 58 68.47 25 89.69 23 57.14 67 63.35 44 52.24 37 58.96 25 83.00 36 37.73 95 36.64 43 80.24
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 97 69.88 72 90.74 88 58.53 93 50.00 81 22.22 91 31.58 94 53.67 86 75.32 37 73.70 81 82.61 96 29.91 72 61.82 36 53.84 68 53.06 53 72.06 61 28.60 24 59.50 97 39.59
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 30 81.85 54 92.60 17 79.15 9 71.80 17 38.69 28 49.68 36 69.03 85 75.64 44 72.08 11 92.65 73 41.47 63 63.85 17 62.01 92 48.80 26 81.61 58 29.14 77 45.15 29 85.29
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 16 84.80 97 81.76 21 75.86 30 66.08 55 26.15 57 40.45 7 87.28 88 74.99 67 66.31 1 100.00 65 43.98 33 69.57 67 44.45 4 79.33 38 74.96 23 46.01 47 53.38 2 99.86
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 7 87.38 45 93.37 14 80.92 55 60.16 8 51.43 5 81.82 11 83.49 4 99.35 6 85.73 36 88.21 14 68.09 16 77.86 80 37.69 20 63.21 17 88.47 87 21.44 54 51.55 19 89.78
Oklahoma City, OK 94 71.71 60 92.04 67 62.42 53 60.40 60 24.83 98 28.80 82 59.03 16 91.28 14 81.24 96 80.42 79 39.51 85 58.79 62 45.69 77 51.73 50 72.75 72 26.27 78 44.50 85 54.95
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 33 80.41 17 95.47 52 65.61 21 67.71 73 23.23 78 35.64 34 70.07 75 78.51 86 60.45 66 84.54 38 52.46 68 63.16 6 67.54 34 59.31 73 67.29 14 49.78 25 58.04 33 83.74
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 55 77.59 1 100.00 34 71.26 43 62.40 34 30.25 39 45.00 63 63.53 88 74.99 67 66.31 22 89.77 50 47.76 39 68.92 81 37.51 29 59.86 56 71.21 55 30.47 79 44.27 46 78.42
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 11 86.09 36 94.29 10 86.37 13 71.52 83 21.88 18 56.48 8 87.17 59 81.31 88 59.22 7 94.97 34 53.62 62 64.48 51 49.67 35 59.02 7 96.47 50 32.08 41 54.33 11 92.43
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 75 75.28 81 89.19 81 60.61 33 65.09 86 21.47 44 43.90 68 62.09 88 74.99 67 66.31 24 89.72 68 43.24 24 73.12 72 42.18 19 63.33 72 67.42 48 32.59 71 46.05 46 78.42
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 59 77.29 28 94.88 50 66.63 50 60.81 61 24.62 70 38.58 54 65.68 76 77.80 52 70.35 54 85.82 78 39.67 78 61.03 11 64.57 72 52.78 40 74.78 67 27.13 42 54.27 49 78.31
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 32 81.02 99 81.07 12 82.06 6 76.65 25 33.33 82 34.62 15 79.22 54 83.00 76 65.97 14 92.41 50 47.76 18 77.27 87 34.91 27 60.74 30 77.25 60 28.80 5 75.11 53 77.62
Pittsburgh, PA 37 79.90 5 97.80 79 60.90 53 60.40 92 20.81 32 46.75 42 67.63 78 77.57 48 70.58 68 84.28 18 61.54 59 64.56 10 65.77 44 56.77 64 69.56 19 47.73 32 56.08 56 76.86
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 15 85.27 63 91.63 27 73.24 68 56.77 29 32.14 36 45.57 17 77.69 8 97.92 79 63.94 33 88.78 30 54.24 2 96.23 43 52.25 58 54.90 4 98.16 52 31.13 36 55.33 34 83.03
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 25 82.75 10 96.51 53 65.48 46 61.89 46 26.87 67 38.71 37 69.00 72 80.60 63 67.06 43 87.22 61 45.07 84 58.96 4 75.68 54 55.33 41 74.72 3 75.42 66 48.68 57 75.97
Provo-Orem, UT 2 91.44 74 90.69 2 96.75 97 48.40 1 100.00 3 92.31 1 100.00 4 99.35 6 85.73 31 89.13 28 55.17 34 69.39 95 26.69 30 59.62 14 89.90 79 24.44 4 76.15 13 91.66
Raleigh, NC 53 77.78 79 89.91 26 73.62 73 55.31 24 33.96 94 31.03 31 71.96 12 92.11 80 63.48 37 88.20 30 54.24 27 72.34 9 66.21 90 49.25 75 66.62 58 29.14 96 35.32 96 40.20
Richmond, VA 90 72.65 42 93.81 63 63.43 21 67.71 57 25.53 99 27.69 76 59.54 45 83.77 25 77.58 67 84.35 71 41.56 88 57.95 33 55.73 56 55.25 79 64.96 42 34.91 99 31.44 94 42.97
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 58 77.39 91 87.42 32 72.78 58 59.45 10 43.37 23 51.43 40 68.13 59 81.31 88 59.22 42 87.70 99 27.83 42 68.46 91 29.11 17 63.45 21 85.82 83 22.66 34 55.70 9 94.19
Rochester, NY 22 83.29 11 96.30 83 60.04 24 67.41 20 35.51 76 37.11 41 67.99 97 74.38 31 74.24 39 87.92 6 78.05 37 69.15 22 59.61 47 56.45 66 68.90 4 74.83 97 33.40 27 86.00
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 34 80.30 73 90.70 31 72.85 18 68.95 18 36.36 2 94.74 29 72.66 59 81.31 88 59.22 28 89.32 83 38.55 28 70.59 58 47.82 32 59.35 42 74.46 63 27.40 79 44.27 36 82.34
St. Louis, MO-IL 38 79.89 23 95.04 85 59.34 82 54.32 57 25.53 44 43.90 67 62.13 56 82.58 51 70.51 71 83.80 3 86.49 91 56.35 18 61.90 60 54.67 77 66.15 29 42.83 2 81.37 55 77.10
Salt Lake City, UT 13 85.54 43 93.55 13 81.24 60 59.22 14 40.00 6 76.60 13 81.92 4 99.35 6 85.73 44 86.96 55 46.38 16 77.86 68 43.87 84 50.42 10 92.00 64 27.35 57 51.08 8 94.27
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 57 77.48 76 90.46 46 67.54 20 68.17 34 30.25 43 44.17 55 65.67 25 88.28 19 77.84 46 86.95 45 50.07 52 66.44 86 35.45 40 58.31 13 90.35 92 18.83 70 46.11 31 84.10
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 18 83.89 44 93.45 15 80.22 27 66.81 6 54.55 26 50.70 16 78.51 59 81.31 88 59.22 12 92.64 82 39.02 6 86.08 38 53.18 69 52.92 45 74.15 84 22.31 31 56.27 14 91.50
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 4 89.01 61 91.89 5 89.47 15 70.78 9 50.00 8 73.47 14 81.89 59 81.31 88 59.22 5 96.24 60 45.43 12 79.34 16 62.42 52 55.95 12 91.47 75 24.86 56 51.23 7 94.28
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 8 87.27 66 91.51 6 88.56 11 71.56 2 72.00 7 75.00 18 77.43 59 81.31 88 59.22 3 98.81 97 28.57 32 69.62 32 56.53 49 56.35 11 91.89 98 13.31 27 57.44 1 100.00
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA 62 77.08 15 95.66 71 61.90 48 61.38 99 16.74 82 34.62 58 64.79 78 77.57 48 70.58 80 82.72 95 32.00 97 50.75 57 48.36 26 61.46 3 99.28 18 47.76 45 53.55 20 89.01
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 9 87.08 59 92.17 35 71.18 39 63.90 22 34.44 25 50.83 27 73.47 9 96.02 65 66.42 18 89.94 27 55.62 3 93.73 7 67.04 79 51.51 2 99.75 49 32.55 43 54.20 18 90.12
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 27 82.63 27 94.93 56 65.10 64 57.20 64 24.16 17 57.14 30 72.08 9 96.02 65 66.42 56 85.58 15 64.00 8 81.93 45 52.21 43 56.92 8 96.17 77 24.67 19 63.60 38 81.96
Springfield, MA 42 79.51 22 95.08 51 66.32 24 67.41 52 26.47 84 34.29 44 67.45 58 81.84 64 66.45 49 86.44 91 34.41 81 60.36 30 57.00 10 67.25 23 83.48 17 47.93 88 43.01 44 79.80
Stockton-Lodi, CA 72 75.69 71 90.98 57 65.03 17 70.40 13 40.20 10 72.73 59 64.38 59 81.31 88 59.22 50 86.43 77 39.89 96 53.76 94 26.93 8 68.40 46 73.78 39 35.95 67 48.61 36 82.34
Syracuse, NY 31 81.13 3 97.92 69 62.05 35 64.53 43 27.34 61 40.22 60 64.26 97 74.38 31 74.24 51 86.24 66 43.84 39 68.92 29 57.14 65 53.75 68 68.55 2 82.27 68 48.26 27 86.00
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 48 78.46 92 86.58 43 68.05 16 70.56 73 23.23 89 31.86 56 65.32 88 74.99 67 66.31 34 88.73 92 34.04 10 81.27 54 48.49 9 68.03 34 75.62 44 32.78 54 51.55 25 86.52
Toledo, OH 54 77.71 24 95.00 91 58.39 91 51.36 89 21.05 95 30.25 77 59.44 47 83.23 39 72.89 88 81.88 75 40.51 76 61.45 26 58.62 93 48.68 91 58.77 1 100.00 93 40.99 61 73.58
Tucson, AZ 17 84.26 83 88.90 22 75.82 83 53.93 30 31.30 1 100.00 6 87.85 54 83.00 76 65.97 15 91.67 50 47.76 11 79.69 37 53.39 16 63.54 35 75.46 76 24.81 52 52.04 42 80.43
Tulsa, OK 87 73.17 39 93.90 82 60.23 46 61.89 62 24.49 71 38.30 85 57.76 16 91.28 14 81.24 95 80.85 85 38.10 89 57.46 55 48.48 57 55.02 55 71.44 70 26.42 13 66.14 75 62.26
Urban Honolulu, HI 28 82.53 51 92.87 11 82.90 1 100.00 18 36.36 36 45.57 28 72.82 37 86.42 85 60.80 2 99.02 3 86.49 5 87.18 97 25.29 100 41.91 48 72.84 78 24.46 50 52.37 59 75.30
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 92 72.09 57 92.23 89 58.52 94 49.83 46 26.87 57 40.45 87 56.65 31 88.24 57 69.79 77 83.47 71 41.56 91 56.35 61 46.02 98 45.98 81 64.46 33 40.80 15 65.10 79 60.26
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 29 82.16 87 88.32 23 75.60 72 55.72 14 40.00 62 40.00 43 67.55 53 83.19 30 74.36 12 92.64 8 71.11 66 63.55 28 57.53 94 48.33 28 78.35 73 26.01 86 43.12 16 90.30
Wichita, KS 70 75.80 14 95.75 72 61.88 43 62.40 54 26.28 30 48.00 64 63.23 70 80.85 27 75.43 75 83.55 18 61.54 37 69.15 88 33.02 87 49.42 15 89.73 37 37.71 7 71.55 86 54.24
Winston-Salem, NC 86 73.21 58 92.21 45 67.63 67 56.87 96 19.46 81 34.78 65 62.47 12 92.11 80 63.48 84 82.33 62 44.76 69 62.87 73 42.15 13 65.08 82 64.34 85 21.85 17 64.47 92 51.16
Worcester, MA-CT 20 83.56 34 94.40 38 69.48 40 63.71 46 26.87 66 39.13 35 69.14 74 79.57 61 67.16 48 86.67 2 94.12 22 74.73 34 55.11 21 62.81 37 75.16 24 45.59 36 55.33 64 70.45
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 64 76.22 7 96.94 97 56.05 77 54.91 97 19.15 75 37.89 74 61.08 73 80.05 45 71.63 76 83.52 50 47.76 86 58.62 24 59.17 53 55.88 92 58.26 5 67.90 8 71.24 80 59.24
Wellness Overall Medicare enrollment Obesity rate Obesity rate, population 65+ Smoking rate Smoking rate, population 65+ Diabetes rate Alzheimer's cases Number of caregivers Life expectancy at 65 % of seniors with frequent mental distress % of seniors with no physical activity Number of fitness and recreational sports centers Number of fast-food outlets Sugary drink consumption Number of golf courses, skiing resorts, marinas, bowling alleys, etc. % of seniors who had fall resulting in injury % of seniors regularly consuming fruits and veggies
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Akron, OH 81 41 75 57 76 50 61 47 39 74 83 56 52 91 95 10 44 82
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 39 26 47 21 67 62 39 97 31 44 66 39 13 97 65 8 84 44
Albuquerque, NM 24 86 8 5 37 86 4 24 46 30 79 1 70 62 20 97 92 72
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 51 9 63 99 71 8 38 81 54 47 23 72 27 28 43 51 64 81
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 65 89 30 68 27 79 75 23 18 78 74 31 63 73 44 62 90 62
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 81 69 84 90 68 85 92 22 16 97 48 46 96 7 61 27 20 70
Austin-Round Rock, TX 10 93 19 2 12 34 23 25 19 23 1 13 47 59 9 65 89 39
Bakersfield, CA 61 46 28 26 83 20 25 59 88 87 89 13 98 18 5 95 38 24
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 71 64 65 43 40 41 71 71 53 59 48 72 20 99 51 26 65 84
Baton Rouge, LA 93 77 98 79 79 41 98 86 37 79 75 80 12 41 57 93 1 95
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 98 32 95 84 87 11 95 46 5 98 87 87 66 85 90 68 85 88
Boise City, ID 26 70 20 70 28 67 22 7 55 35 30 44 74 42 16 38 83 10
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH 6 47 18 52 21 24 32 52 62 19 42 30 2 74 32 13 82 23
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 1 37 1 3 6 13 5 82 58 9 8 20 1 14 27 6 33 6
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 46 2 80 79 98 30 57 97 31 61 38 26 23 82 67 15 91 35
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 43 100 42 51 91 57 12 88 67 4 70 36 92 3 33 9 81 51
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 79 84 76 29 46 48 91 19 10 58 28 70 71 83 54 16 100 87
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 63 65 39 71 44 77 66 15 56 86 23 43 35 51 78 80 2 90
Chattanooga, TN-GA 91 68 90 85 89 89 93 32 9 70 8 100 65 67 62 47 29 89
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 52 38 44 58 34 62 52 40 78 40 63 51 49 78 58 57 61 22
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 77 20 61 87 94 71 78 34 26 88 93 79 14 45 93 34 69 69
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 68 16 60 55 88 96 72 47 39 64 43 64 48 88 97 28 51 32
Colorado Springs, CO 12 75 4 7 41 50 3 2 83 17 18 13 64 31 31 96 29 17
Columbia, SC 80 67 86 73 68 39 97 19 10 82 15 56 78 55 60 41 74 74
Columbus, OH 84 56 70 42 73 87 86 47 39 85 38 90 39 95 96 31 47 66
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 67 79 41 96 32 15 69 25 19 65 37 48 82 46 49 88 26 63
Dayton, OH 76 13 78 63 93 91 89 47 39 72 11 64 15 96 94 43 73 76
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 45 82 54 30 76 57 47 88 67 32 46 49 79 5 71 46 47 2
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 3 88 3 4 33 34 2 2 83 26 11 4 40 63 29 82 45 2
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 23 12 49 49 52 50 20 77 87 53 23 50 5 36 70 20 15 21
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 73 18 87 88 85 38 88 35 28 69 56 61 69 48 86 25 40 30
El Paso, TX 40 21 9 81 23 29 26 25 19 21 98 9 90 23 19 99 86 72
Fresno, CA 44 48 40 10 3 12 45 59 88 38 34 93 99 12 6 89 35 15
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 50 6 59 92 56 55 49 35 28 27 79 34 76 11 84 22 21 50
Greensboro-High Point, NC 74 25 58 86 62 91 73 12 80 63 63 72 30 66 80 35 6 92
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 85 49 77 11 79 32 80 19 10 83 57 46 60 86 59 74 98 71
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 48 3 74 62 46 53 62 78 48 55 30 83 25 50 1 71 61 60
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 5 19 29 27 25 3 19 82 58 16 57 19 8 6 24 21 18 41
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 56 90 36 89 16 48 46 25 19 52 44 55 85 25 47 85 61 26
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 69 31 68 95 78 67 79 18 36 92 36 56 45 70 83 32 76 58
Jackson, MS 99 30 100 98 57 56 100 69 1 99 54 95 41 80 100 81 10 91
Jacksonville, FL 60 78 48 37 51 71 83 88 67 73 22 76 50 76 69 44 23 2
Kansas City, MO-KS 78 40 66 66 81 65 53 57 35 57 86 44 53 38 74 40 52 77
Knoxville, TN 89 50 92 65 71 80 81 38 3 91 5 54 83 39 63 53 28 100
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 66 98 94 33 42 44 70 88 67 40 68 24 89 1 39 69 71 46
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 95 95 25 32 31 100 33 1 47 62 88 94 93 89 98 90 74 65
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 83 85 93 18 65 96 90 33 13 88 17 82 42 61 52 56 59 83
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 19 62 7 14 5 21 21 59 88 9 94 7 75 75 22 94 39 11
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 88 35 96 61 100 54 96 11 17 94 46 71 59 81 88 30 60 67
Madison, WI 21 29 37 41 66 22 9 43 99 29 41 21 3 71 99 7 10 68
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 47 96 33 100 4 14 50 25 19 6 100 59 100 2 18 100 14 39
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 100 52 99 76 70 19 99 41 2 100 57 99 84 33 89 91 58 98
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 35 94 16 77 11 71 24 88 67 8 89 53 56 22 36 54 94 51
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 36 8 61 37 38 27 48 43 100 60 21 23 19 15 85 11 12 78
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 14 53 24 35 38 44 10 42 98 20 6 29 21 24 76 12 22 54
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 95 55 73 8 94 87 84 38 3 93 11 98 77 64 87 66 9 99
New Haven-Milford, CT 41 33 55 73 45 16 50 82 58 25 23 67 44 37 25 36 95 43
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 97 72 88 93 81 91 94 86 37 81 96 72 36 68 53 61 24 97
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 30 54 17 9 17 28 36 85 44 11 73 63 17 92 26 58 77 29
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 16 97 21 30 55 57 7 88 67 1 65 33 67 4 38 23 47 2
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 7 45 14 55 8 5 11 4 6 36 14 16 80 20 17 87 54 19
Oklahoma City, OK 94 60 67 53 60 98 82 16 14 96 79 85 62 77 50 72 78 85
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 33 17 52 21 73 78 34 75 86 66 38 68 6 34 73 14 25 33
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 55 1 34 43 34 39 63 88 67 22 50 39 81 29 56 55 79 46
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 11 36 10 13 83 18 8 59 88 7 34 62 51 35 7 50 41 11
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 75 81 81 33 86 44 68 88 67 24 68 24 72 19 72 48 71 46
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 59 28 50 50 61 70 54 76 52 54 78 78 11 72 40 67 42 49
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 32 99 12 6 25 82 15 54 76 14 50 18 87 27 30 60 5 53
Pittsburgh, PA 37 5 79 53 92 32 42 78 48 68 18 59 10 44 64 19 32 56
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 15 63 27 68 29 36 17 8 79 33 30 2 43 58 4 52 36 34
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 25 10 53 46 46 67 37 72 63 43 61 84 4 54 41 3 66 57
Provo-Orem, UT 2 74 2 97 1 3 1 4 6 31 28 34 95 30 14 79 4 13
Raleigh, NC 53 79 26 73 24 94 31 12 80 37 30 27 9 90 75 58 96 96
Richmond, VA 90 42 63 21 57 99 76 45 25 67 71 88 33 56 79 42 99 94
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 58 91 32 58 10 23 40 59 88 42 99 42 91 17 21 83 34 9
Rochester, NY 22 11 83 24 20 76 41 97 31 39 6 37 22 47 66 4 97 27
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 34 73 31 18 18 2 29 59 88 28 83 28 58 32 42 63 79 36
St. Louis, MO-IL 38 23 85 82 57 44 67 56 51 71 3 91 18 60 77 29 2 55
Salt Lake City, UT 13 43 13 60 14 6 13 4 6 44 55 16 68 84 10 64 57 8
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 57 76 46 20 34 43 55 25 19 46 45 52 86 40 13 92 70 31
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 18 44 15 27 6 26 16 59 88 12 82 6 38 69 45 84 31 14
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 4 61 5 15 9 8 14 59 88 5 60 12 16 52 12 75 56 7
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 8 66 6 11 2 7 18 59 88 3 97 32 32 49 11 98 27 1
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA 62 15 71 48 99 82 58 78 48 80 95 97 57 26 3 18 45 20
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 9 59 35 39 22 25 27 9 65 18 27 3 7 79 2 49 43 18
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 27 27 56 64 64 17 30 9 65 56 15 8 45 43 8 77 19 38
Springfield, MA 42 22 51 24 52 84 44 58 64 49 91 81 30 10 23 17 88 44
Stockton-Lodi, CA 72 71 57 17 13 10 59 59 88 50 77 96 94 8 46 39 67 36
Syracuse, NY 31 3 69 35 43 61 60 97 31 51 66 39 29 65 68 2 68 27
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 48 92 43 16 73 89 56 88 67 34 92 10 54 9 34 44 54 25
Toledo, OH 54 24 91 91 89 95 77 47 39 88 75 76 26 93 91 1 93 61
Tucson, AZ 17 83 22 83 30 1 6 54 76 15 50 11 37 16 35 76 52 42
Tulsa, OK 87 39 82 46 62 71 85 16 14 95 85 89 55 57 55 70 13 75
Urban Honolulu, HI 28 51 11 1 18 36 28 37 85 2 3 5 97 100 48 78 50 59
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 92 57 89 94 46 57 87 31 57 77 71 91 61 98 81 33 15 79
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 29 87 23 72 14 62 43 53 30 12 8 66 28 94 28 73 86 16
Wichita, KS 70 14 72 43 54 30 64 70 27 75 18 37 88 87 15 37 7 86
Winston-Salem, NC 86 58 45 67 96 81 65 12 80 84 62 69 73 13 82 85 17 92
Worcester, MA-CT 20 34 38 40 46 66 35 74 61 48 2 22 34 21 37 24 36 64
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 64 7 97 77 97 75 74 73 45 76 50 86 24 53 92 5 8 80