Best Places to Live

Health

Explore the healthiest places to live in America

In a lot of ways, the health of a city’s residents bespeaks the health of the city itself. Is the city walkable? Is the city bikeable? Does it encourage its residents to get out and be active? Then, on the other side of the coin, you have to consider its health care options, and whether or not residents can afford them. With these and other considerations in mind, we created these lists to offer a different, yet vital take on an area’s livability.
  • Top 10 Healthiest Cities

    Read our list of the healthiest cities in the U.S. and what makes them a great place to live.
  • 10 Best Cities for Affordable Healthcare

    Staying healthy shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg. Yet across the country, health-care expenses are putting big dents in family budgets. The Top 10 Cities for Affordable Health Care offer some relief.
    Ranking Criteria: Average per capita spending on health care, Number of area hospitals, Primary care physicians and dentists per capita, Number of premature deaths, Percentage of residents exposed to unsafe drinking water, Number of recreation, entertainment and dining options, LivScore Index (composite of livability factors)