County Health Rankings for 2018

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has released its annual health rankings for California’s counties. The study, carried out in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, compared each of the state’s counties -- with the exception of Alpine -- against 30 different factors.

Marin County has regained its title as the healthiest county in the state after slipping to No. 2 behind San Mateo last year.  Lake was ranked as the least healthy county for 2018.

Below is a list of the 10 healthiest and least healthy counties in the state. Check out the full report and methodology here

California's Top 10 Healthiest Counties 

1    Marin                                           
2     San Mateo                               
3     Santa Clara
4 Placer
5 Napa
6 Orange
7 Sonoma
8 San Francisco
9 Ventura
10 San Diego

California's 10 Least Healthy Counties

57     Lake                                          
56 Siskiyou
55 Plumas
54 Trinity
53 Modoc
52 Kern
51 Fresno
50 Tulare
49 Humboldt
48 Yuba

Data is compiled and reported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 


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