Oklahoma’s 50
Top Cities for Fit Lifestyles

2020

Oklahoma is a diverse region of landscapes, cultures, and recreations that welcome fitness gurus. Sitting between the Great Plains and the Ozark Plateau, Oklahoma hosts everything from mountain ranges and prairies to forests and riverbanks. 50 state parks, six national parks, and other preservations call for outdoor adventure fit for a healthy lifestyle. A strong collegiate athletic presence across the state increases the availability of fitness programs and retreats for residents to partake in to improve their health.

Interesting things to know about Oklahoma: 

  • Oklahoma ranks 5th for its wheat production, a source of many powerful nutrients. 
  • Girl Scout cookies were first sold in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
  • As a landlocked state, Oklahoma has over 50,000 miles of shoreline from its hundreds of manmade lakes. 
13 %

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.

28 %

The percentage of adults who report lack of physical activity.

33 %

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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Piedmont, Oklahoma
Piedmont
Fit Score: 85.02

Piedmont, OK

Population 8,189
Exercise Opportunities 850
Physical Inactivity 270
Access to Healthy Food 60
Obesity 340
Air pollution (PM2.5) 3.4
Smoking 140
Frequent Physical Distress 11
Poor Physical Health Days 3.8
Drinking Water Violations Yes
Excessive Drinking 130
Frequent Mental Distress 12

2
Edmond, Oklahoma
Edmond
Fit Score: 84.87

Edmond, OK

Population 93,127
Exercise Opportunities 930
Physical Inactivity 250
Access to Healthy Food 70
Obesity 310
Air pollution (PM2.5) 3.5
Smoking 160
Frequent Physical Distress 13
Poor Physical Health Days 4.2
Drinking Water Violations Yes
Excessive Drinking 130
Frequent Mental Distress 13

3
Choctaw, Oklahoma
Choctaw
Fit Score: 84.63

Choctaw, OK

Population 12,624
Exercise Opportunities 930
Physical Inactivity 250
Access to Healthy Food 70
Obesity 310
Air pollution (PM2.5) 3.5
Smoking 160
Frequent Physical Distress 13
Poor Physical Health Days 4.2
Drinking Water Violations Yes
Excessive Drinking 130
Frequent Mental Distress 13

4
Mustang, Oklahoma
Mustang
Fit Score: 84.44

Mustang, OK

Population 21,997
Exercise Opportunities 850
Physical Inactivity 270
Access to Healthy Food 60
Obesity 340
Air pollution (PM2.5) 3.4
Smoking 140
Frequent Physical Distress 11
Poor Physical Health Days 3.8
Drinking Water Violations Yes
Excessive Drinking 130
Frequent Mental Distress 12

5
Yukon, Oklahoma
Yukon
Fit Score: 84.35

Yukon, OK

Population 27,534
Exercise Opportunities 850
Physical Inactivity 270
Access to Healthy Food 60
Obesity 340
Air pollution (PM2.5) 3.4
Smoking 140
Frequent Physical Distress 11