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City With the Longest Life Expectancy in Every State

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16. Kansas
> Metro area: Manhattan, KS
> Life expectancy: 81.0 years (top 10%)
> Statewide life expectancy: 78.7 years (22nd lowest)
> Metro area obesity rate: 25.6% (bottom 25%)
> Metro area median household income: $48,158

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17. Kentucky
> Metro area: Lexington-Fayette, KY
> Life expectancy: 78.0 years
> Statewide life expectancy: 76.3 years (7th lowest)
> Metro area obesity rate: 28.6%
> Metro area median household income: $50,921

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18. Louisiana
> Metro area: New Orleans-Metairie, LA
> Life expectancy: 76.7 years (bottom 25%)
> Statewide life expectancy: 75.8 years (3rd lowest)
> Metro area obesity rate: 32.8% (top 25%)
> Metro area median household income: $47,163

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19. Maine
> Metro area: Portland-South Portland, ME
> Life expectancy: 80.3 years (top 25%)
> Statewide life expectancy: 79.3 years (23rd highest)
> Metro area obesity rate: 24.7% (bottom 25%)
> Metro area median household income: $58,584 (top 25%)

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20. Maryland
> Metro area: California-Lexington Park, MD
> Life expectancy: 78.8 years
> Statewide life expectancy: 79.2 years (25th highest)
> Metro area obesity rate: 32.0%
> Metro area median household income: $86,987 (top 10%)

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