Who are the healthiest people in New Jersey? New Study answers the question

A new study of health data in New Jersey ranks the state's counties from most health to least healthy.


TRENTON, NJ – Have you ever wondered who the healthiest residents are in New Jersey? You might think they’re hiding out at the Jersey Shore or maybe living an active lifestyle in the cities around the state. A new study by Robert Wood Johnson shows exactly who the healthiest county in the state is.

The study factored in life expectancy, poor health days, obesity, smoking, physical activity, STD’s, alcohol use and drug addiction.

Based on the data and analysis by the Unversity of Wisconsin, Morris County is the healthiest county in New Jersey based on residents access to medical care, education and an active lifestyle.

You can read the full report here.

Healthiest Counties in New Jersey Ranked

  1. Morris County
  2. Hunterdon County
  3. Somerset County
  4. Bergen County
  5. Middlesex County
  6. Monmouth County
  7. Sussex County
  8. Union County
  9. Hudson County
  10. Ocean County
  11. Warren County
  12. Mercer County
  13. Burlington County
  14. Passaic County
  15. Gloucester County
  16. Cape May County
  17. Essex County
  18. Atlantic County
  19. Camden County
  20. Salem County
  21. Cumberland County

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