Life Expectancy: 81.5
So you can't bathe in the water of the Fountain of Youth, but you can frolic in the waves of the Pacific. It may be called “The Youngest State,” but Hawaii is home to the longest living octogenarians in the country.
It's more than just sun, surf, and sand that keep the citizens of this veritable paradise on Earth young at heart. Hawaii's low health insurance premiums – nearly the lowest in the country, according to The Commonwealth Fund – and comprehensive health care benefits may help it score the top spot for life expectancy in the U.S.