A brand-new study recently released by Leafwell revealed Tinton Falls as the most health-obsessed city of New Jersey. The Monmouth County city had the most health-related Google searches — an average of 2,911 per month per 10,000 people — across the state.
“In Tinton Falls, there are several parks and recreational areas offering opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, picnicking and sports. The nearby Jersey Shore also provides access to beaches and waterfront activities during the summer months,” Lewis Jassey from Leafwell said regarding the study’s findings.
The research conducted by Leafwell analyzed all 109 regions, towns and cities across New Jersey based on the number of times each state Googles a search term related to a healthy lifestyle.
The experts used 305 search terms, such as; “how to be healthy,” “how to make a healthy smoothie,” “workout gyms near me,” “best way to lose belly fat,” “what is the best skin anti-aging cream,” ” best glute exercises,” “how to meditate properly” and more.
Not only did people in Tinton Falls Google health-related terms the most, but the Top 2 search terms entered were “gym near me” and “healthy food near me.” Data revealed people in Tinton Falls averaged a total of 5,665 searches per month over the past 12 months.
In second place is Freehold, with an average total monthly search volume of 1,980 per 10,000 people and a total average of 2,475 over the past 12 months.
Ranking in third is Westwood, with a total average search volume of 2,102 over the past 12 months and an average monthly search volume of 1,879 per 10,000 people. The Top 2 search terms for Westwood are “gym near me” and “Mediterranean diet.”
In fourth spot is Burlington, with an average 1,834 searches over the past 12 months and 1,831 per month per 10,000 people. Burlington’s Top 2 search terms are “gym near me” and “Mediterranean diet.”
Scraping in fifth space is Woodbury, with a total average search volume of 1,602 and 1,595 average monthly searches per 10,000 people.
Rounding out the Top 10 are Red Bank, Woodland Park, Hackettstown, Ridgefield and Ocean City.
Ranking at the bottom of the list as the least interested city in a healthy lifestyle is Union City, with just 269 average monthly searches per 10,000 people and 1,757 over 12 months.
Second to bottom is Newark, despite its signification population; data reveals it only has 341 average monthly searches per 10,000 people for health-related terms.