Special Report

The 50 Most Obese Cities in America

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50. Jefferson City, Missouri
> Obesity rate: 36.4% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 24.9% — 173rd out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 13.5% — 64th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.1% — 182nd out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $60,786 — 167th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 151,418

49. Cumberland, Maryland
> Obesity rate: 36.4% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 27.9% — 99th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 14.8% — 33rd out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.6% — 160th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $49,729 — 326th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 97,284

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48. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland
> Obesity rate: 36.5% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 28.2% — 88th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 13.3% — 66th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.7% — 155th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $60,095 — 187th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 289,545

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47. Wheeling, West Virginia
> Obesity rate: 36.6% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.9% — 53rd out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 13.7% — 57th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.7% — 88th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $50,440 — 314th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 138,948

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46. Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
> Obesity rate: 36.7% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 32.8% — 15th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 13.5% — 65th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.1% — 107th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $58,818 — 198th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 392,563