Los Alamos County Ranked #2 In U.S. News & World Report Healthiest Communities Survey

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Los Alamos County has been recognized as No. 2 nationally in the latest Healthiest Communities survey published by U.S. News & World Report. The County was also ranked No. 2 in the Peer Group Ranking, Urban High-Performing Category.

Healthiest Communities is an interactive platform developed by U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation. Accompanied by news, analysis and in-depth reporting, the platform features rankings drawn from an examination of nearly 3,000 counties and county equivalents on 81 metrics across 10 categories. Population health and equity are the most highly weighted factors in the methodology, followed closely by education and economy. Data were gathered and analyzed by the University of Missouri Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems (CARES).

The rankings are available on the U.S. News Healthiest Communities platform. For more information, visit Healthiest Communities and use #HealthiestCommunities on Facebook and Twitter.