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Report: Cincinnati 14th healthiest city in America

A new report ranks Cincinnati as the 14th healthiest city in America.

The 2011 American Fitness Index data report, "Health and Community Fitness Status of the 50 Largest Metropolitan Areas," evaluated the most populous city areas to identify the healthiest and fittest places in the United States.

Minneapolis-St. Paul was ranked as the healthiest and fittest metropolitan area, edging out previous winner Washington D.C.

The AFI data report reflects a composite of preventive health behaviors, levels of chronic disease conditions, health care access and community resources and policies that support physical activity. 

The metropolitan rankings included in the 2011 AFI report are (scores out of 100)

Rank

Metropolitan Area

2011 Score

2010 Rank

2010 Score

1.

Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.

77.2

3

71.7

2.

Washington, D.C.

76.8

1

73.5

3.

Boston, Mass.

69.1

2

72.6

4.

Portland, Ore.

67.7

5

70.4

5.

Denver, Colo.

67.6

6

69.9

6.

San Francisco, Calif.

66.8*

8

64.7

7.

Hartford, Conn.

66.8*

9

64.4

8.

Seattle, Wash.

66.5

4

70.5

9.

Virginia Beach, Va.

65.8

17

57.2

10.

Sacramento, Calif.

65.3

7

65.8

11.

San Jose, Calif.

65.2

14

61.0

12.

Richmond, Va.

64.2

11

62.7

13.

San Diego, Calif.

63.3

13

62.0

14.

Cincinnati, Ohio

60.3

12

62.5

15.

Salt Lake City, Utah

59.8

15

60.6

16.

Austin, Texas

57.8

10

63.9

17.

Pittsburgh, Pa.

55.5

23

52.0

18.

Atlanta, Ga.

55.2

16

57.7

19.

Providence, R.I.

55.1

18

57.2

20.

Baltimore, Md.

53.7

20

53.5

21.

Milwaukee, Wis.

51.8

27

49.2

22.

Kansas City, Mo.

51.5

29

47.9

23.

Buffalo, N.Y.

50.2

28

49.2

24.

Raleigh, N.C.

50.0

22

52.4

25.

Cleveland, Ohio

49.6

25

51.0

26.

St. Louis, Mo.

49.3*

37

40.5

27.

Philadelphia, Pa.

49.3*

26

50.4

28.

Chicago, Ill.

48.9

33

47.0

29.

Orlando, Fla.

48.6

19

55.5

30.

New York, N.Y.

48.3

21

52.9

31.

Jacksonville, Fla.

46.7

24

51.2

32.

Phoenix, Ariz.

45.3

32

47.4

33.

San Antonio, Texas

45.0

43

36.9

34.

New Orleans, La.

43.9

41

37.7

35.

Miami, Fla.

43.1

39

39.9

36.

Charlotte, N.C.

42.3*

34

44.0

37.

Nashville, Tenn.

42.3*

31

47.8

38.

Columbus, Ohio

42.2

35

42.8

39.

Dallas, Texas

41.3

40

39.5

40.

Tampa, Fla.

40.4

30

47.8

41.

Los Angeles, Calif.

39.1

38

40.5

42.

Houston, Texas

38.3

42

37.6

43.

Las Vegas, Nev.

37.8

45

35.3

44.

Riverside, Calif.

36.8

36

42.8

45.

Indianapolis, Ind.

34.4

44

35.9

46.

Detroit, Mich.

33.8

47

31.9

47.

Birmingham, Ala.

33.6

49

31.2

48.

Memphis, Tenn.

32.9

48

31.6

49.

Louisville, Ky.

29

46

32.5

50.

Oklahoma City, Okla.

24.6

50

24.3

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