Special Report

The 50 Most Obese Cities in America

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20. Jackson, Tennessee
> Obesity rate: 38.0% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.6% — 26th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 14.1% — 51st out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 23.1% — 14th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $48,700 — 339th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 178,644

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18. Goldsboro, North Carolina
> Obesity rate: 38.1% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 28.3% — 87th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 16.7% — 6th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 20.8% — 61st out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $44,596 — 370th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 123,131

18. Williamsport, Pennsylvania
> Obesity rate: 38.1% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 25.8% — 148th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 11.6% — 135th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 16.2% — 217th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $53,881 — 269th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 113,299

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17. Sumter, South Carolina
> Obesity rate: 38.2% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 28.0% — 96th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 13.9% — 53rd out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 22.3% — 28th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $49,263 — 333rd out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 140,466

16. Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, Alabama
> Obesity rate: 38.5% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.7% — 24th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 17.5% — 3rd out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 23.1% — 13th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $48,156 — 351st out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 113,605