Another great reason to live in
Montgomery County is its ranking in the top 100 healthiest counties in the United
States, according to a new report by US News & World Report. Out of almost 3,000 counties, Montgomery
County ranked 93 this year, an improvement from 140 last year. Chester County ranked 106, and Bucks County
According to the analysis, just 4.6% of Montgomery County’s population lacks health insurance, substantially lower than the national median of 10.6%. Montgomery County’s life expectancy is 80.9 years, compared with the national median of 77.5 years.
The study covers counties and county-equivalents like Louisiana parishes, the District of Columbia, and census areas in Alaska. Counties were evaluated on the basis of 84 metrics in ten categories, with weights assigned to each category:
- Equity 12.23%
- Education 12.15%
- Housing 9.5%
and Nutrition 8.8%
- Environment 8.6%
- Infrastructure 7.5%
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