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Top 10 Healthy Cities in U.S.


Minneapolis, Minnesota

Total Score: 77.2

Low percentage of unemployment
High median household income
Low percentage of households beneath poverty line
High number of physically active people
Low number of smokers


Where does your city stand? Check out the AFI Quick View for an infographic with each of the city’s rankings. Then check out which countries are the healthiest in the world.

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people in her life. She loves to write and talk about environmental issues, healthy living, and women's rights. Beyond that, her interests change daily, but eating and cooking vegetarian food is always a favorite.


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5:28PM PST on Dec 6, 2011

I can't help but find that title to be a bit of a contradiction.

4:34PM PDT on Oct 29, 2011


6:53PM PDT on Sep 25, 2011

Good to know.

8:15AM PDT on Aug 30, 2011

Thanks for the info, Great!

2:47PM PDT on Aug 28, 2011

Two of my grown children live in 2 of these cities--I'm proud of them for moving those places!

12:30PM PDT on Aug 28, 2011


9:24PM PDT on Aug 27, 2011

Let's try to make all of our cities healthy!!!

3:58PM PDT on Aug 27, 2011

I'm happy to see one city in Connecticut on the list, two citys in New England.

1:55AM PDT on Aug 27, 2011

Wow, now if only I could afford the cost of living in any of them!

10:45PM PDT on Aug 25, 2011

hi everyone, please sign this petition and help

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