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How Healthy Is The Capital Region Compared To Rest Of New York?

The County Health Ranking website recently released their list of the healthiest to least counties in the state of New York. How did the Capital Region fare?

Considering factors for the study were:

  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • Access to healthy foods
  • Quality of air and water
  • Income
  • Unemployment
  • Teen births
  • High school graduation rates
  • (Watch below video for more factors and details on study)

Some Capital Region counties ranked rather high and others were mid to low ranking. Saratoga and Schoharie ranked in the Top 10, while Albany county itself came in 30.

Click the name of the county to see the details of their ranking.

#5 Saratoga
#9 Schoharie
#30 Albany
#34 Rensselaer
#36 Washington
#39 Schenectady
#46 Columbia
#47 Montgomery
#56 Fulton
#57 Greene

To further understand the factors what went in to study, watch the video below

 

 

[County Health Ranking]

 

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