Special Report

The 50 Least Physically Active Cities in the US

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25. Lawton, Oklahoma
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.8% (US avg.: 22.2%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 65.6% (US avg.: 83.9%)
> Adult obesity rate: 32.8% (US avg.: 28.5%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.9% (US avg.: 8.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.5% (US avg.: 16.0%)
> Median household income: $52,034 (US median: $61,937)

24. Longview, Texas
> Adults who don’t exercise: 27.4% (US avg.: 22.2%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 60.2% (US avg.: 83.9%)
> Adult obesity rate: 32.2% (US avg.: 28.5%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 11.8% (US avg.: 8.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.4% (US avg.: 16.0%)
> Median household income: $51,296 (US median: $61,937)

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23. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona
> Adults who don’t exercise: 30.4% (US avg.: 22.2%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 65.6% (US avg.: 83.9%)
> Adult obesity rate: 31.9% (US avg.: 28.5%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 10.1% (US avg.: 8.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 20.9% (US avg.: 16.0%)
> Median household income: $46,060 (US median: $61,937)

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22. Hammond, Louisiana
> Adults who don’t exercise: 33.8% (US avg.: 22.2%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 71.1% (US avg.: 83.9%)
> Adult obesity rate: 38.5% (US avg.: 28.5%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.8% (US avg.: 8.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.7% (US avg.: 16.0%)
> Median household income: $48,205 (US median: $61,937)

21. Morristown, Tennessee
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.6% (US avg.: 22.2%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 66.2% (US avg.: 83.9%)
> Adult obesity rate: 33.7% (US avg.: 28.5%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 16.0% (US avg.: 8.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 20.5% (US avg.: 16.0%)
> Median household income: $47,439 (US median: $61,937)