States With the Longest (and Shortest) Life Expectancy

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Honolulu Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
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50. Hawaii
> Life expectancy at birth: 81.2 yrs.
> Obesity rate: 22.1% (2nd lowest)
> Smoking rate: 14.1% (3rd lowest)
> Median household income: $73,486 (2nd highest)

San Diego, California, Waves
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49. California
> Life expectancy at birth: 80.9 yrs.
> Obesity rate: 22.5% (3rd lowest)
> Smoking rate: 12.8% (2nd lowest)
> Median household income: $64,500 (9th highest)

Skyline of Hartford Connecticut on a beautiful sunny day
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48. Connecticut
> Life expectancy at birth: 80.8 yrs.
> Obesity rate: 24.7% (10th lowest)
> Smoking rate: 15.4% (10th lowest)
> Median household income: $71,346 (5th highest)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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47. Minnesota
> Life expectancy at birth: 80.7 yrs.
> Obesity rate: 26.3% (16th lowest)
> Smoking rate: 16.3% (tied-13th lowest)
> Median household income: $63,488 (12th highest)

Boston, Massachusetts
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46. Massachusetts
> Life expectancy at birth: 80.7 yrs.
> Obesity rate: 23.7% (6th lowest)
> Smoking rate: 14.7% (7th lowest)
> Median household income: $70,628 (6th highest)