Special Report

The 50 Most Obese Cities in America

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30. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, Kentucky
> Obesity rate: 37.4% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.4% — 32nd out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 13.0% — 78th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 20.5% — 67th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $55,246 — 255th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 154,713

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29. Monroe, Michigan
> Obesity rate: 37.5% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 28.2% — 89th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 10.7% — 189th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 13.7% — 312th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $62,839 — 128th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 150,500

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28. Valdosta, Georgia
> Obesity rate: 37.6% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 33.7% — 9th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 16.6% — 10th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 21.2% — 47th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $43,787 — 372nd out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 145,738

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27. Rome, Georgia
> Obesity rate: 37.7% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 28.4% — 85th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 14.4% — 40th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.0% — 108th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $50,880 — 307th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 98,498

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26. Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
> Obesity rate: 37.7% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.4% — 33rd out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 16.2% — 15th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 22.9% — 16th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $48,329 — 349th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 355,873