Delaware’s
Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles

2020

Delaware, the second smallest state in the country, has miles of beautiful shoreline, large outdoor valley ranges, and optimal climates for an active lifestyle. 2,500 square miles create a calming environment that cultivates powerful mindfulness. A distinct Atlantic environment is perfect for the swimmers, boaters, and jet skiers who enjoy water sports as a form of fitness.

Interesting things to know about Delaware: 

  • Delaware is one of the most bike-friendly states.
  • This is the only state in the country without any National Park units.
  • The Delaware Byway Initiative connects hundreds of outdoor activities along six trails.
18 %

The percentage of adults who report excessive drinking. Heavy drinking is linked to higher blood pressure, poorer liver function, increased stroke risk and larger waistlines.

25 %

The percentage of adults who report lack of physical activity.

31 %

The percentage of adults who report a BMI — or body mass index — above 30%. Higher BMI may be an indicator of greater risk to physical health.

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Georgetown, Delaware
Georgetown
Fit Score: 79.63

Georgetown, DE

Population 7,427
Exercise Opportunities 730
Physical Inactivity 280
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 320
Air pollution (PM2.5) 3.22
Smoking 180
Frequent Physical Distress 10
Poor Physical Health Days 3.3
Drinking Water Violations Yes
Excessive Drinking 150
Frequent Mental Distress 11

2
Seaford, Delaware
Seaford
Fit Score: 79.54

Seaford, DE

Population 7,861
Exercise Opportunities 730
Physical Inactivity 280
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 320
Air pollution (PM2.5) 3.22
Smoking 180
Frequent Physical Distress 10
Poor Physical Health Days 3.3
Drinking Water Violations Yes
Excessive Drinking 150
Frequent Mental Distress 11

3
North Star, Delaware
North Star
Fit Score: 79.38

North Star, DE

Population 7,390
Exercise Opportunities 970
Physical Inactivity 230
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 290
Air pollution (PM2.5) 3.5
Smoking 170
Frequent Physical Distress 10
Poor Physical Health Days 3.3
Drinking Water Violations Yes
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 11

4
Hockessin, Delaware
Hockessin
Fit Score: 78.71

Hockessin, DE

Population 13,672
Exercise Opportunities 970
Physical Inactivity 230
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 290
Air pollution (PM2.5) 3.5
Smoking 170
Frequent Physical Distress 10
Poor Physical Health Days 3.3
Drinking Water Violations Yes
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 11

5
Pike Creek, Delaware
Pike Creek
Fit Score: 78.68

Pike Creek, DE

Population 8,740
Exercise Opportunities 970
Physical Inactivity 230
Access to Healthy Food 50
Obesity 290
Air pollution (PM2.5) 3.5
Smoking 170
Frequent Physical Distress 10
Poor Physical Health Days 3.3
Drinking Water Violations Yes
Excessive Drinking 190
Frequent Mental Distress 11