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The City With the Longest Life Expectancy in Every State

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Alabama: Daphne-Fairhope-Foley
> Life expectancy in 2018: 78.45 years — 0.64 years less than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 75.42 years — 3rd lowest
> Obesity rate: 31.0% (35.5% in Alabama)
> Smoking rate: 17.5% (20.9% in Alabama)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 26.5% (29.8% in Alabama)
> Adults without health insurance: 8.1% (9.7% in Alabama)
> Median household income: $56,439 (Alabama average: $51,734)
> Population: 223,234

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Alaska: Fairbanks
> Life expectancy in 2018: 79.66 years — 0.57 years more than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 78.77 years — 22nd lowest
> Obesity rate: 30.0% (32.5% in Alaska)
> Smoking rate: 15.9% (21.0% in Alaska)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 18.2% (20.0% in Alaska)
> Adults without health insurance: 8.2% (12.2% in Alaska)
> Median household income: $72,065 (Alaska average: $75,463)
> Population: 96,849

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Arizona: Yuma
> Life expectancy in 2018: 82.93 years — 3.84 years more than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 79.90 years — 12th highest
> Obesity rate: 36.9% (27.5% in Arizona)
> Smoking rate: 13.3% (15.6% in Arizona)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 26.3% (21.8% in Arizona)
> Adults without health insurance: 14.0% (11.3% in Arizona)
> Median household income: $46,419 (Arizona average: $62,055)
> Population: 213,787

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Arkansas: Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
> Life expectancy in 2018: 78.76 years — 0.33 years less than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 75.93 years — 5th lowest
> Obesity rate: 29.7% (34.2% in Arkansas)
> Smoking rate: 18.0% (22.3% in Arkansas)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 24.6% (31.6% in Arkansas)
> Adults without health insurance: 11.2% (9.1% in Arkansas)
> Median household income: $61,674 (Arkansas average: $48,952)
> Population: 536,120

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California: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
> Life expectancy in 2018: 84.55 years — 5.46 years more than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 81.58 years — 2nd highest
> Obesity rate: 19.8% (23.6% in California)
> Smoking rate: 8.3% (11.3% in California)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 16.2% (17.6% in California)
> Adults without health insurance: 4.8% (7.7% in California)
> Median household income: $130,865 (California average: $80,440)
> Population: 1,990,660