I was going to publish this next week, but seeing as how it’s supposed to be 73 degrees today, I thought today was appropriate.
Charlottesville is healthy. We knew that, right?
I was asked yesterday what I would tell someone who’s moving to Albemarle County; the reasons to move are many, but they all come under the heading of “it’s really just a great place to live.” One of those reasons is that there is so much to do -
It was invigorating driving to @nestrealty to meet clients this morning; West Main was heavily populated by runners & bicyclists.
— Jim Duncan (@JimDuncan) January 27, 2013
If the Weldon Cooper Center’s data doesn’t do it for you, look at West Main Street on a Sunday morning:
Not only has Charlottesville been ranked as a healthy place in Virginia, Charlottesville’s been named as one of the healthiest places in the country a couple times – by the AARP in 2008 and Men’s Journal as one of the Healthiest Towns in 2010. (but really, lists are just that … now get out there and enjoy Charlottesville today! — I’ll be riding my bicycle to a home inspection today.
The City of Charlottesville is pretty darn healthy, too.
I could go into the reasons for the disparities but that’s probably better for in-person conversations.