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The City With the Longest Life Expectancy in Every State

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Montana: Missoula
> Life expectancy in 2018: 79.46 years — 0.37 years more than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 78.83 years — 23rd lowest
> Obesity rate: 22.2% (25.8% in Montana)
> Smoking rate: 17.0% (17.2% in Montana)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 16.7% (21.6% in Montana)
> Adults without health insurance: 6.1% (8.3% in Montana)
> Median household income: $57,347 (Montana average: $57,153)
> Population: 119,600

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Nebraska: Lincoln
> Life expectancy in 2018: 80.17 years — 1.08 years more than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 79.61 years — 17th highest
> Obesity rate: 28.8% (32.2% in Nebraska)
> Smoking rate: 12.9% (15.4% in Nebraska)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 17.8% (23.3% in Nebraska)
> Adults without health insurance: 7.2% (8.3% in Nebraska)
> Median household income: $61,539 (Nebraska average: $63,229)
> Population: 336,541

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Nevada: Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise
> Life expectancy in 2018: 78.84 years — 0.25 years less than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 78.51 years — 19th lowest
> Obesity rate: 25.5% (25.7% in Nevada)
> Smoking rate: 17.0% (17.6% in Nevada)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 23.9% (23.1% in Nevada)
> Adults without health insurance: 12.2% (11.4% in Nevada)
> Median household income: $62,107 (Nevada average: $63,276)
> Population: 2,266,715

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New Hampshire: Manchester-Nashua
> Life expectancy in 2018: 79.43 years — 0.34 years more than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 79.52 years — 18th highest
> Obesity rate: 28.0% (27.9% in New Hampshire)
> Smoking rate: 13.5% (15.7% in New Hampshire)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 22.5% (21.3% in New Hampshire)
> Adults without health insurance: 6.8% (6.3% in New Hampshire)
> Median household income: $83,626 (New Hampshire average: $77,933)
> Population: 417,025

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New Jersey: New York-Newark-Jersey City
> Life expectancy in 2018: 82.17 years — 3.08 years more than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 80.43 years — 8th highest
> Obesity rate: 23.7% (26.4% in New Jersey)
> Smoking rate: 13.1% (13.7% in New Jersey)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 25.1% (26.0% in New Jersey)
> Adults without health insurance: 6.9% (7.9% in New Jersey)
> Median household income: $83,160 (New Jersey average: $85,751)
> Population: 19,216,182