Madison, Wisconsin, America’s Fifth Fittest City

madison wisconsin america's 5th fittest city

With a population of 255,214, the city of Madison, Wisconsin, is one of the fittest cities in America, clocking in at number five in the 2019 rankings released by ACSM’s American Fitness Index.

The city ranked highly in many categories, including first in the following categories: percentage of residents meeting aerobic activity guidelines (65%), percent of residents consuming two or more fruits a day (46.6%), park units per 10,000 residents (11.3), and park playgrounds per 10,000 residents (7). The city also ranked 2nd overall in personal health behaviors with a score of 81.5.

See how Madison  scored for each of the 33 indicators.

See more Madison highlights in this video created by the American Fitness Index’s sponsor partner, The Anthem Foundation.

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