Urban, Up-and-Coming Rankings

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Understanding the cultures of communities around the U.S. and how they can overcome obstacles to health and wellness is a key driver behind the U.S. News Healthiest Communities rankings, which allow residents to compare their communities with others across the nation of similar geographic status and economic strength.

Urban communities with up-and-coming economies may face complex challenges and have fewer resources available to try to improve residents’ health. But with these problems can come unique opportunities for innovation and collaboration that can be leveraged to improve health and wellness for all.

Below are the 2019 rankings of the top 100 urban, up-and-coming communities and their scores across 10 categories that drive overall community health, on a scale of zero to 100.

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Population Health

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Equity

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Education

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Economy

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Housing

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Food & Nutrition

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Environment

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Public Safety

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Community Vitality

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Infrastructure

1?Houston County, Minnesota?86.1?73.8?38.2?51.6?55.6?57.7?75.2?77.2?66.7?78.3
2?Hood River County, Oregon?79?53.4?46?51.9?51.7?77.4?70.1?78.3?60.1?70.8
3?Bennington County, Vermont?70.3?64.3?63.3?51.2?54.3?58.1?73.9?66.8?57.7?64.5
4?Island County, Washington?82.1?61.2?48.2?43.2?51.6?79?65.4?78.5?54.9?56.6
5?Marquette County, Michigan?75?64.1?53.9?44.3?59.4?44.9?70.2?74.8?49?75.7
6?Giles County, Virginia?55.7?74.2?42.1?51.6?73.8?54.1?70.5?73.6?54.9?59.3
7?Benzie County, Michigan?61?63.4?32.6?46.9?54.3?71.7?75.1?70.8?74.3?59.5
8?Fillmore County, Minnesota?77.1?61.2?34.8?51.7?35.6?53.4?83.1?81?64.8?63.2
9?Freeborn County, Minnesota?73.3?56?36.6?51.1?66.2?44.1?79.9?71?55?67.1
10?Dickinson County, Michigan?76?64.5?41?46?64?51.5?65.6?49.4?58.8?75.3
11?Shawano County, Wisconsin?69.6?73.1?34.3?50.6?63.7?43?69.4?73.2?56.1?61
12?Latah County, Idaho?85.4?49.2?57.9?47.5?45.9?65.5?65.5?61?38.3?78.4
13?Silver Bow County, Montana?60.8?68?54.7?47.3?57.7?61?68.9?53.9?50.6?72.6
14?Rutland County, Vermont?73.9?76.9?57.1?46.8?45.1?51.8?61.3?62.6?49.1?62.8
15?Ford County, Illinois?66.6?73.7?31.6?48.3?63.4?58.9?64.5?69.4?50.6?68.4
16?Hawaii County, Hawaii?78.9?68.5?46.6?48.7?16.8?80.1?83?64.3?47.9?55
17?Bradford County, Pennsylvania?65.2?80.4?40.3?51.8?76.2?50.3?64.3?60.1?47.3?51.1
18?Mercer County, Illinois?66.3?78.1?31?45.9?74.6?39.1?71.2?71.5?58.6?53.7
19?Asotin County, Washington?67.3?73.2?34.2?43.3?62.3?63.6?64.8?55?54.7?72.3
20?Grant County, Wisconsin?66.7?57.1?48.1?51.5?60.5?49?68.2?71.6?48.5?71
21?Kennebec County, Maine?73?73.2?50?49.7?48.7?46.9?69.3?57.8?55.8?56.6
22?Yavapai County, Arizona?68.3?56.2?40.7?51?49.3?66.8?66.7?60.3?58.9?70.4
23?Marshall County, Illinois?60.8?74.3?29.5?51.7?70.8?45.5?64.7?69.9?59.3?58.2
24?Steuben County, New York?64.4?71.9?50.9?50.7?62.9?46.3?64.7?73.4?41.4?58.5
25?Pike County, Pennsylvania?64?68.8?61.6?51.3?40.8?56.4?71.8?62.8?60.2?38.4

The 2019 Healthiest Communities rankings were created in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation and are based on an examination of nearly 3,000 communities across 81 metrics in the 10 health-related categories. Population health and equity are the most heavily weighted categories, based on the assessments of more than a dozen leading experts on what matters most to a community’s health.

These rankings identify the top 100 urban, up-and-coming communities in America, ranging from No. 1 Houston County, Minnesota, to No. 100 Calhoun County, Illinois. Communities classified as “urban” were metropolitan or micropolitan – areas with substantial central populations and integrated adjacent communities – and were home to at least 20 people per square mile. "Up-and-coming” applies to communities that scored in the bottom half in the economy category out of all urban communities assessed in the Healthiest Communities rankings. “Up-and-coming” also is meant to designate communities that have more room to build and strengthen their economies.

Beyond the rankings, the Healthiest Communities platform offers data and insight on each of the nearly 3,000 communities evaluated. Users can dive into the data with our interactive Data Explorer.

14.15%

Population Health

12.23%

Equity

12.15%

Education

11.08%

Economy

9.46%

Housing

8.77%

Food & Nutrition

8.62%

Environment

8.46%

Public Safety

7.62%

Community Vitality

7.46%

Infrastructure

CATEGORIES

WEIGHT

Population Health

14.1%

Equity

12.2%

Education

12.2%

Economy

11.1%

Housing

9.5%

Food & Nutrition

8.8%

Environment

8.6%

Public Safety

8.5%

Community Vitality

7.6%

Infrastructure

7.5%

U.S. News divided communities into four peer groups to allow for fair comparisons between them. See the top 500 overall rankings and the top 100 communities in the other three peer groups:

Healthiest Communities

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Healthiest Communities is an interactive destination for consumers and policymakers, developed by U.S. News & World Report in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation, an independent charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health. Backed by in-depth research and accompanied by news and analysis, the site features comprehensive rankings drawn from an examination of nearly 3,000 counties and county equivalents on 81 metrics across 10 categories, informing residents, health care leaders and officials about local policies and practices that drive better health outcomes for all. Data were gathered and analyzed by the University of Missouri Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems (CARES).