Miami Named Healthiest City in America


Miami has officially been namedthe healthiest city in America by MINDBODY, the leading technology platform forthe wellness industry.

The list was topped by Miami, followed by Atlanta and San Francisco. The study, which evaluated the largest cities in the US by population and ranked them from healthiest to least through a proprietary scoring algorithm, provides a snapshot of health in America's largest urban centers.

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Miami achieved high marks in all the major measures with 80% of residents engaged in exercise at least once a week. 31% of consumers in Miami place a high priority on receiving self-care and salon and spa services, the largest percentage among the cities analyzed. It also ranked as the most rested, with 62% saying they get at least seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Miami also ranks as one of the highest in the use of integrative health services such as massage and chiropractic care. Additionally, 61% of Miami residents say they feel spiritually fulfilled.

"Our research validates that health and wellness are on the rise in hundreds of communities across the country, and these 10 cities exemplify that trend," said Rick Stollmeyer, MINDBODY CEO and co-founder. "We know there is significant, and growing, consumer appetite for a wide variety of wellness services, and as the leading technology platform enabling powerful wellness experiences, we are excited to help fuel the movement."

Top 10 Healthiest Cities in America as measured by the 2020 MINDBODY Wellness Index.

  1. Miami, FL
  2. Atlanta, GA
  3. San Francisco, CA
  4. Denver, CO
  5. Austin, TX
  6. Seattle, WA
  7. Washington, DC
  8. Tampa, FL
  9. Minneapolis, MN
  10. Raleigh, NC

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