Special Report

The Well-Being of Every State From Best to Worst, According to New Study

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26. Kansas
> Overall well-being score: 58.13
> Median household income: $62,087 — 24th lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 8.3% — 14th highest
> Adult obesity rate: 33.2 — 11th highest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 173.55 — 25th highest (total: 5,053)

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27. Arizona
> Overall well-being score: 57.71
> Median household income: $62,055 — 23rd lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 7.5% — 16th highest
> Adult obesity rate: 27.5 — 14th lowest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 243.97 — 5th highest (total: 17,497)

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28. Wyoming
> Overall well-being score: 57.42
> Median household income: $65,003 — 19th highest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 8.7% — 9th highest
> Adult obesity rate: 28.9 — 20th lowest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 123.41 — 12th lowest (total: 713)

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29. Maine
> Overall well-being score: 57.00
> Median household income: $58,924 — 16th lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 3.8% — 6th lowest
> Adult obesity rate: 29.9 — 24th lowest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 60.97 — 4th lowest (total: 816)

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30. South Dakota
> Overall well-being score: 56.90
> Median household income: $59,533 — 18th lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 10.5% — 3rd highest
> Adult obesity rate: 31.8 — 20th highest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 226.02 — 9th highest (total: 1,994)