(CLEVELAND) Cleveland in the Top 40 of U.S. cities studied for healthy lifestyles, according to personal finance website WalletHub. Cleveland ranked 36 based on where Americans have the best chance of balancing a healthy diet with ample physical activity. WalletHub compared the 100 biggest U.S. cities across 38 key metrics. The data set ranges from average monthly fitness-club fee to bike score to share of physically inactive adults. Cincinnati topped Ohio cities at 27, Columbus came in 66, and Toledo was in the bottom ten at 93.
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Best Cities for an Active Lifestyle
1. Honolulu, HI
2. Chicago, IL
3. San Francisco, CA
4. Portland, OR
5. Seattle, WA
6. Minneapolis, MN
7. Washington, DC
8. Denver, CO
9. San Diego, CA
10. Madison, WI
Best vs. Worst
- New York has the most sporting-goods stores (per square root of population), 0.4395, which is 12.5 times more than in North Las Vegas, Nevada, the city with the fewest at 0.0351.
- Gilbert, Arizona, has the most public golf courses (per square root of population), 0.0809, which is 40.5 times more than in Laredo, Texas, the city with the fewest at 0.0020.
- Lincoln, Nebraska, has the most fitness trainers and aerobics instructors per 100,000 residents, 223, which is 7.7 times more than in Corpus Christi, Texas, the city with the fewest at 29.
- New York has the most playgrounds (per square root of population), 0.6607, which is 18.9 times more than in Hialeah, Florida, the city with the fewest at 0.0349.
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