Worst Cities for People With Fall Allergies

McAllen, TX., is  the toughest place to live if you have fall allergies, says a 2018 list from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Louisville, KY, which had claimed the title for several years is now listed as #2 in rankings of the country's top 100 fall allergy metro areas.

The rankings are based on several factors:

Louisville’s score was 100. The city that’s best for people with fall allergies, Greeneville, S.Car., had a score of 30.60.

The top five allergy capitals for fall 2018 and their scores are:

McAllen, TX 84.58

Louisville, KY 70.45

Jakcons, MS 69.16

San Antonion, TX 64.49

Dayton, OH 64.21

The five cities with the lowest scores, meaning the cities that are best for people with fall allergies, are:

Denver, CO 21.81

Provo, UT 22.41

Portland, OR. 23.56

Boise, ID 24.30

San Jose, CA 25.59

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar, MD on November 17, 2018

Sources

SOURCES:

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Fall Allergy Capitals 2012," "Allergy Capitals."

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