Highest, lowest cost of medical visits in 11 US cities: WalletHub

WalletHub released its healthiest and unhealthiest cities in America list for 2021 on Feb. 8.

The firm compared 180 of the most populated areas in the U.S. across 44 benchmarks to determine its list. The benchmarks fell into four categories: healthcare, food, fitness and green space. WalletHub then pulled out additional stats using metrics from these categories.

Here are the six cities with the lowest cost for medical visits:
1. Laredo, Texas
2. Plano, Texas
3. Virginia Beach, Va.*
3. Norfolk, Va.*
3. Chesapeake, Va.*
3. Newport News, Va.*
* Tied for third

Here are the five cities with the highest cost for medical visits:
1. Juneau, Alaska
2. Madison, Wis.
3. Tacoma, Wash.
4. Anchorage, Alaska
5. Fargo City, N.D

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