Special Report

The 50 Most Obese Cities in America

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5. Albany, Georgia
> Obesity rate: 40.9% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.9% — 55th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 19.2% — 1st out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 22.6% — 21st out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $40,625 — 379th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 147,384

4. Danville, Illinois
> Obesity rate: 40.9% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.5% — 28th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 16.5% — 12th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.9% — 144th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $43,111 — 373rd out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 75,758

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3. Alexandria, Louisiana
> Obesity rate: 41.1% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 32.2% — 22nd out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 15.4% — 24th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 21.7% — 39th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $50,553 — 312th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 152,037

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2. Kankakee, Illinois
> Obesity rate: 41.2% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 36.5% — 2nd out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 10.8% — 181st out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 16.4% — 207th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $60,923 — 166th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 109,862

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1. Texarkana, Texas
> Obesity rate: 43.6% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 39.2% — 1st out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 14.6% — 38th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 20.5% — 69th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $51,544 — 300th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 149,308