The States With the Longest (and Shortest) Life Expectancies

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Michigan
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35. Michigan
> Life expectancy:
78.2 years
> Population: 9,909,877
> Obesity rate: 30.7% (17th highest)
> Pct. of adults physically inactive: 25.5% (18th highest)
> Poverty rate: 16.2% (18th highest)
> Median household income: $49,847 (20th lowest)

Juneau, Alaska
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34. Alaska
> Life expectancy:
78.3 years
> Population: 736,732
> Obesity rate: 29.7% (24th highest)
> Pct. of adults physically inactive: 19.2% (6th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 11.2% (6th lowest)
> Median household income: $71,583 (3rd highest)

Wyoming
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33. Wyoming
> Life expectancy:
78.3 years
> Population: 584,153
> Obesity rate: 29.5% (24th lowest)
> Pct. of adults physically inactive: 22.1% (6th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 11.2% (6th lowest)
> Median household income: $57,055 (18th highest)

Wilmington, Delaware
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32. Delaware
> Life expectancy:
78.4 years
> Population: 935,614
> Obesity rate: 30.7% (17th highest)
> Pct. of adults physically inactive: 24.9% (17th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 12.5% (17th lowest)
> Median household income: $59,716 (14th highest)

Albuquerque, New Mexico 2
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31. New Mexico
> Life expectancy:
78.4 years
> Population: 2,085,572
> Obesity rate: 28.4% (19th lowest)
> Pct. of adults physically inactive: 23.3% (2nd highest)
> Poverty rate: 21.3% (2nd highest)
> Median household income: $44,803 (8th lowest)