Special Report

The 50 Most Obese Cities in America

Source: DenisTangneyJr / iStock via Getty Images

45. Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
> Obesity rate: 36.7% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 21.8% — 270th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.0% — 285th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 12.7% — 350th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $58,347 — 206th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 171,907

Source: LawrenceSawyer / Getty Images

44. Topeka, Kansas
> Obesity rate: 36.7% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 25.2% — 164th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 11.3% — 153rd out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 16.2% — 218th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $59,567 — 193rd out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 231,969

Source: Kruck20 / iStock via Getty Images

43. Montgomery, Alabama
> Obesity rate: 36.7% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.2% — 68th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 13.9% — 54th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 22.5% — 26th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $53,834 — 270th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 372,809

Source: Tom Whitten / Flickr

42. Weirton-Steubenville, West Virginia
> Obesity rate: 36.9% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 33.5% — 12th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 15.8% — 20th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 20.6% — 65th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $49,510 — 332nd out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 115,816

Source: Michael Rivera / Wikimedia Commons

41. Hinesville, Georgia
> Obesity rate: 36.9% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 33.7% — 10th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 12.1% — 119th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 21.4% — 46th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $53,060 — 283rd out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 81,344