The 10 healthiest and unhealthiest cities in America | 2017

Four of the top 10 healthiest cities in the U.S. are in California, according to an analysis by WalletHub.

To identify the healthiest cities in the U.S., WalletHub's analysts compared 150 of the most populated U.S. cities across four dimensions — healthcare, food, fitness and green space — using 34 metrics. Each metric was graded on a 100-point scale, with a score of 100 representing the most favorable conditions for a healthy lifestyle. Analysts then calculated overall scores for each city using its weighted average across all metrics.

Here are the 10 healthiest cities in the U.S., according to WalletHub.

1. San Francisco — 68.06 out of 100

2. Salt Lake City — 67.5

3. Scottsdale, Ariz. — 67.14

4. Seattle — 67.08

5. Portland, Ore. — 65.16

6. Irvine, Calif. — 63.96

7. Huntington Beach, Calif. — 63.23

8. Honolulu — 62.67

9. Washington, D.C. — 60.24

10. Santa Clarita, Calif. — 59.67

Here are the 10 unhealthiest cities in the U.S.

1. Detroit — 28.37

2. Brownsville, Texas — 28.54

3. Memphis, Tenn. — 29.77

4. Laredo, Texas — 30.65

5. Shreveport, La. — 32.44

6. Corpus Christi, Texas — 32.56

7. North Las Vegas, Nev. — 32.69

8. Newark, N.J. — 33.28

9. Toledo, Ohio — 33.92

10. Augusta, Ga. — 34.32

WalletHub's full report can be accessed here.

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