24/7 Wall Street set out to identify the healthiest city and metro areas in each state and Austin/Round Rock has come out on top in the Lone Star State.
The website looked at health statistics in U.S. metropolitan areas and took into account unemployment, obesity and physical activity.
The site found that Austin/Round Rock’s obesity rate is about five percent lower than the national average and that the majority of people have health insurance, although the percentage of those without health insurance is higher than other top cities in other states.
-17.8% of residents reported no leisure time for physical activity. That’s about 10% lower than the national average of people who reported similar levels of inactivity.
-12.9% of Austin adults reported fair or poor health
-8.1% reported being food insecure
Below is a list of the other healthiest cities in each state:
California: San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles –Arroyo Grande
Florida: Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island
Georgia: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell
Hawaii: Urban Honolulu
Idaho: Boise city
Indiana: Lafayette-West Lafayette
Louisiana: Baton Rouge
Maine: Portland-South Portland
Maryland: California-Lexington Park
Michigan: Ann Arbor
Nebraska: Grand Island
New Hampshire: Manchester-Nashua
New Jersey: Trenton
New Mexico: Santa Fe
New York: Ithaca
North Carolina: Raleigh
North Dakota: Fargo
Oklahoma: Oklahoma city
Pennsylvania: State College
Rhode Island: Providence-Warwick
South Carolina: Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort
South Dakota: Sioux Falls
Vermont: Burlington-South Burlington
West Virginia: Morgantown
Wisconsin: La Crosse-Onalaska
You can look at statistics for each city by going to the 24/7 Wall Street website here.