Insurance actuaries get paid a LOT of money,

(Pic taken a mile from our house.)

to crunch the numbers and adjust their premiums accordingly. Aetna did just that and Voila, we found out we live in one of the HEALTHIEST counties in the US, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Where are the healthiest places in the United States live? It turns out most are located in Virginia and Colorado, according to a new ranking from U.S. News and World Report.
Falls Church, Virginia, topped the list of healthiest communities across the country, followed by Douglas County, Colorado, and Broomfield County, Colorado.  Seven of the top 10 counties were located in those two states.
To come up with the rankings, researchers scored nearly 3,000 communities across 80 metrics evaluating community health. These were broken down into several categories, including population health (which looked at access to care, health behaviors and outcomes, and mental health), education, housing, economy, infrastructure, food availability and nutrition, the environment, and public safety.
Colorado's Douglas and Broomfield counties, which are both part of the greater Denver metro area, also scored high in measures of economy, infrastructure, and overall population health.
Good to know.


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