Cape Cod Town Ranked 2nd Healthiest in the Country
A Cape Cod town was ranked 2nd in the nation as one of the healthiest places in Gallup and Healthway’s new Community Well-Being Rankings.
The town of Barnstable on Cape Cod with residents "busting with energy" according to boston.com. The town has earned top of the charts numbers in physical well-being, and social well-being, meaning residents show strong physical health and supportive relationships.
The Community Well-Being Rankings uses 5 different types of well-beings to make the list including purpose, social, financial, community, and physical well-beings. The only category Barnstable did not place in the top 5 was purpose, which includes daily motivation to achieve personal goals. The town came in 12th place.
The community that came out 1st in front of Barnstable was Naples, Florida. You can find the full list of rankings here.
Additional Reporting By: Mikaylee McEwan