Consumer electronics company, Withings, which makes activity trackers, analyzed user data to find the states where residents log the most steps each day. Guess what? Pennsylvania made the cut, at #7 out of 15.
The company found that residents of our state average 4,818 steps per day. With there being roughly 2,000 steps in a mile, this means Pennsylvanians average nearly 2.5 miles each day on foot. Not bad!
New York took the #1 spot, with residents logging 5,039 steps; that’s 221 more steps than Pennsylvanians. Also beating us out were Californians (4,922 steps); Washingtonians (4,913); Minnesotans (4,894); Connecticuters (Is that was you call someone from Connecticut? Whatever. They walk 4,879.); and Oregonians, with whom we technically tied with 4,818 steps, but I guess they kind of beat us out because 4.1 percent of their adults walk to work, while only 3.9 percent of ours do.
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