Special Report

The 50 Most Obese Cities in America

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10. Columbus, Georgia
> Obesity rate: 39.4% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 30.5% — 43rd out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 14.3% — 43rd out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 20.8% — 60th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $49,013 — 336th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 322,103

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9. Warner Robins, Georgia
> Obesity rate: 39.5% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.0% — 72nd out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 11.2% — 155th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.1% — 106th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $61,936 — 147th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 185,409

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8. Monroe, Louisiana
> Obesity rate: 39.8% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.5% — 30th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 14.4% — 42nd out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 22.8% — 17th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $40,136 — 380th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 200,261

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7. Rocky Mount, North Carolina
> Obesity rate: 40.6% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.8% — 56th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 15.4% — 23rd out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 21.5% — 42nd out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $46,466 — 361st out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 145,770

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6. Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana
> Obesity rate: 40.7% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.5% — 27th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 12.3% — 107th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.7% — 89th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $49,874 — 325th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 208,075