Raleigh Named #1 Healthiest City for Women to Live
Raleigh, NC Best Place to Live
Women's Health Magazine has rated Raleigh, NC as the healthiest U.S. city for women to live, beating out 99 of the largest U.S. cities.
Raleigh was also ranked in the top 10 healthiest cities for men to live.
Cities were ranked based on 30 health measurement categories, including:
- Obesity rates
- Amount of time spent working out
- Frequency of doctor visits for health check-ups
- Breast cancer rates
- Eating the recommended serving of fruits and veggies
- Life expectancy rates
Women's Health and Men's Health Magazines used several data sources, including:
- Centers for Disease Control
- The American Cancer Society
- The U.S. Census Bureau
Read the full MSNBC women's health ranking article here. Or, view a complete list of the healthiest and unhealthiest cities for women.
There are many reasons why Raleigh is consistently ranked as a "best place to live," including job growth, entertainment options and social life, colleges and universities, professional sports, and more.
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