Metropolitan Well-Being

Richard Florida wades through the newly released results of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, which looks at emotional and physical health in 52 of America's biggest metropolitan areas.
February 17, 2010, 8am PST | Nate Berg
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The San Jose Silicon Valley area ranks the highest in overall well-being, followed closely by the Washington D.C. metro area and the Raleigh, North Carolina metro area.

"The Gallup-Healthways data breaks down well-being into six main categories. Greater D.C. leads in life evaluation. The Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul lead in two categories - emotional health and basic access. Silicon Valley takes first place in two categories as well - physical health and healthy behavior."

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Published on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 in The Atlantic
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