Breckenridge Voted one of the top US Cities for a Long and Healthy Life
Summit County boasts one of the highest average life expectancy for residents and some of the healthiest aging population. The life expectancy for Summit County is 86.8 years, where the national average is 79 years. To see other top listed cities check out this link.
Studies by Washington University show that Summit County has held the place of the lowest cancer mortality rates and very low obesity rates, much of this is due to the exceptional number of outdoor activities available in the area. The Summit County also has individuals who are very dedicated to helping the aging population of the area age with health and safe living in mind. The Longevity Project takes a broad look at what living at elevation means, physically and mentally.