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Top Cities for Staying Young and for Aging Too Fast

Top Cities for Staying Young and for Aging Too Fast

Find out where your town ranked in the RealAge 2012 Youngest & Oldest Cities Report.

Are you and your neighbors doing what it takes to put your city on the top cities list for either staying young or growing old too fast? We analyzed 2011 data for America's 50 largest metropolitan areas generated by our patented RealAge Test to determine the Youngest & Oldest Cities in America rankings. Factors such as cholesterol, smoking, marital status, eating habits, stress, employment, social life, and alcohol were all part of the equation. See if your city is one of the best places for healthy living or one of the worst.

1. San Francisco, CA
2. Salt Lake City, UT
3. San Diego, CA
4. Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
5. Denver, CO
6. Raleigh, NC
7. Boston, MA
8. Austin, TX
9. Washington, DC/Baltimore, MD
10. Los Angeles, CA
11. Sacramento, CA
12. Hartford, CT
13. New York, NY
14. Seattle, WA
15. Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL
16. Chicago, IL
17. Philadelphia, PA
18. Phoenix, AZ
19. Atlanta, GA
20. Houston, TX
21. Milwaukee, WI
22. Portland, OR
23. Orlando, FL
24. Providence, RI
25. Dallas-Fort Worth, TX26. San Antonio, TX
27. Buffalo, NY
28. Norfolk, VA
29. Cleveland, OH
30. Charlotte, NC
31. Rochester, NY
32. Detroit, MI
33. Kansas City, MO
34. Jacksonville, FL
35. New Orleans, LA
36. Las Vegas, NV
37. Grand Rapids, MI
38. St. Louis, MO
39. Pittsburgh, PA
40. Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL
41. Columbus, OH
42. Cincinnati, OH
43. Greenville, SC
44. Nashville, TN
45. Greensboro, NC
46. Indianapolis, IN
47. Oklahoma City, OK
48. Memphis, TN
49. Louisville, KY
50. Knoxville, TN

Take the first steps to growing younger and healthier with the RealAge Test.

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