San Jose Tops List for Greenest Cities Nationwide

Source: WalletHub

San Jose topped another list this week. According to WalletHub, San Jose was named 3rd Greenest City in the Country.

The site’s analysts compared the 100 largest cities in the U.S. and used 20 key ‘green’ indicators, including greenhouse-gas emissions per capita  and number of smart-energy policies and initiatives.

Here is how San Jose ranked:

“Greenness” of San Jose (1=Best; 50=Avg.)

  • 12th– Greenhouse-Gas Emissions per Capita
  • 24th– % of Green Space
  • 23rd– Bike Score
  • 26th– Number of Farmers Markets per Capita
  • 33rd– Median Air Quality Index
  • 32nd–Walk Score

Read more about this report here.