Vol. 5, Issue 12May 2014


Most and Least Healthy U.S. Cities

Gallup-Healthways surveyed the health of American cities, based on the physical and emotional health of residents, as well as job satisfaction and access to basic needs. The results?

The healthiest metropolitan area in the United States is Holland/Grand Haven, Mich., followed by San Jose/Sunnyvale/Santa Clara, Calif.; Charlottesville, W. Va.; Naples/Marco Island, Fla.; and Madison, Wis.

The least healthy, in order, are Huntington/Ashland, W. Va.-Ky.-Ohio; Charleston, W.Va.; Kingsport/Bristol, Tenn.-Va.; Columbus, Ga.-Ala.; and Redding, Calif.