Top 10 Places Where Americans Live the Longest

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According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the median lifespan of Americans is 79 years old.  However, as Realtor.com reports, there are many places in the U.S. where people regularly blow right past 80, are healthy and active, and seem to just keep on going.”  That’s when they decided to crunch the numbers and find these geographic fountains of youth.  They located the top 10 counties where people are living the longest and then listed out what differentiates them from the rest of the nation.

“If you want to live a long time, the best thing you can do is move to a place where people are verifiably living the longest,” says Dan Buettner, founder of Blue Zones, an initiative that works with communities to help set up wellness policies to increase the life span of residents.

Indeed….Here are the top 10 counties for those want to live forever!

  1. Summit County, CO
  2. Billings County, ND
  3. Marin County, CA
  4. Fairfax County, VA
  5. Aleutians East Borough, AK
  6. Presido County, TX
  7. San Juan County, WA
  8. Los Alamos County, NM
  9. Teton County, WY
  10. Collier County, FL

Click here to read the full story on Realtor.com.

 

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