Special Report

The City With the Longest Life Expectancy in Every State

New Mexico: Santa Fe
> Life expectancy in 2018: 81.62 years — 2.53 years more than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 78.07 years — 16th lowest
> Obesity rate: 14.4% (26.6% in New Mexico)
> Smoking rate: 13.7% (17.5% in New Mexico)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 12.1% (19.7% in New Mexico)
> Adults without health insurance: 12.0% (10.0% in New Mexico)
> Median household income: $61,298 (New Mexico average: $51,945)
> Population: 150,358

New York: Ithaca
> Life expectancy in 2018: 80.70 years — 1.61 years more than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 81.27 years — 3rd highest
> Obesity rate: 22.7% (25.5% in New York)
> Smoking rate: 14.1% (14.1% in New York)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 15.7% (24.7% in New York)
> Adults without health insurance: 3.7% (5.2% in New York)
> Median household income: $58,626 (New York average: $72,108)
> Population: 102,180

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North Carolina: Raleigh
> Life expectancy in 2018: 80.90 years — 1.81 years more than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 78.05 years — 15th lowest
> Obesity rate: 27.4% (31.4% in North Carolina)
> Smoking rate: 13.3% (17.2% in North Carolina)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 18.9% (24.3% in North Carolina)
> Adults without health insurance: 9.3% (11.3% in North Carolina)
> Median household income: $80,096 (North Carolina average: $57,341)
> Population: 1,390,785

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North Dakota: Bismarck
> Life expectancy in 2018: 80.45 years — 1.36 years more than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 79.88 years — 13th highest
> Obesity rate: 31.6% (32.7% in North Dakota)
> Smoking rate: 16.8% (18.3% in North Dakota)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 21.7% (23.9% in North Dakota)
> Adults without health insurance: 4.4% (6.9% in North Dakota)
> Median household income: $70,979 (North Dakota average: $64,577)
> Population: 129,115

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Ohio: Columbus
> Life expectancy in 2018: 77.81 years — 1.27 years less than US average
> Statewide life expectancy: 76.93 years — 9th lowest
> Obesity rate: 30.8% (32.3% in Ohio)
> Smoking rate: 19.1% (21.1% in Ohio)
> Adults who don’t exercise regularly: 23.8% (26.4% in Ohio)
> Adults without health insurance: 7.1% (6.6% in Ohio)
> Median household income: $67,207 (Ohio average: $58,642)
> Population: 2,122,271