At left: A Fairfield, Conn. three-bedroom, 2½-bath, 1,458 sq. ft. home for $430,000. At right: A San Francisco three-bedroom, 2-bath, 1,600 sq. ft. home for $849,000.
To find the best metros for getting fit, MONEY and Trulia crunched some health-centric data, looking for places with easy access to nutritious food, dietary advice, and plenty of exercise options.
We compare the top two.
|Fairfield County, Conn.||San Francisco|
|Gyms and fitness centers per 10,000 households||5.3||3.8|
|Diet and weight loss centers per 10,000 households||0.36||0.28|
|Ratio of "slow food" to fast-food restaurants||1.41||1.6|
|Percent of population who walk or bike to work||3%||9.2%|
|Median home price||$470,000||$829,000|
|Increase in asking price (2012 to 2013)||9.8%||15.2%|
|For-sale homes affordable to the middle class||36%||14%|
|Median square feet for affordable home||1,317||1,000|
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|Overnight Avg Rate||Latest||Change||Last Week|
|30 yr fixed||4.28%||4.26%|
|15 yr fixed||3.30%||3.30%|
|30 yr refi||4.32%||4.25%|
|15 yr refi||3.35%||3.29%|
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