Do you live in Seattle and think that you’re pretty healthy? Well, it looks like you might just be right. WalletHub has recently released its list of the healthiest cities in the US for 2023, and we’re here to give you the scoop.
But before we dive into the top 10 healthiest cities, let’s talk about what makes a city healthy. WalletHub analyzed 44 key indicators of good health, including healthcare, food, fitness, green space, and more, to determine which cities offer the best overall health and well-being for their residents.
So, without further ado, here are the top 10 healthiest cities in the US:
- San Francisco, CA
- Seattle, WA
- San Diego, CA
- Portland, OR
- Honolulu, HI
- Washington, DC
- Austin, TX
- Irvine, CA
- Minneapolis, MN
- Denver, CO
These cities excel in areas such as healthcare quality, access to healthy food, physical activity, and low rates of chronic diseases. San Francisco, for example, has the highest number of farmers’ markets per capita, while Seattle has the highest percentage of physically active adults.
But it’s not just about the numbers. These cities also offer a high quality of life, with plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, cultural events, and social engagement.
When it comes to Seattle, there are ample opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and kayaking. Not only that, but our city is also home to some of the best hospitals and healthcare facilities in the country, providing top-notch care to residents. We of course also have a thriving food scene, with a focus on fresh, local, and organic ingredients that make it easy to eat well.
Keep up the good work Seattle!