Special Report

Cities With the Shortest Life Expectancy in Every State

Gadsden, AL
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1. Alabama
> Metro area: Gadsden
> Life expectancy: 73.3 yrs.
> Obesity rate: 34.7%
> Median household income: $43,346

Anchorage, Alaska
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2. Alaska
> Metro area: Anchorage
> Life expectancy: 78.5 yrs.
> Obesity rate: 27.4%
> Median household income: $78,238

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona
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3. Arizona
> Metro area: Lake Havasu City-Kingman
> Life expectancy: 75.2 yrs.
> Obesity rate: 28.1%
> Median household income: $40,908

Pine Bluff, Arkansas
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4. Arkansas
> Metro area: Pine Bluff
> Life expectancy: 73.8 yrs.
> Obesity rate: 38.3%
> Median household income: $36,538

Redding, California
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5. California
> Metro area: Redding
> Life expectancy: 76.5 yrs.
> Obesity rate: 27.2%
> Median household income: $46,693

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