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These Are the Most Obese Counties in Every State

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Virginia: King and Queen
> Obesity rate in King and Queen: 48.7% (state: 30.5%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 32.2% (state: 22.2%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 21.4% (state: 16.6%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 17.7% (state: 10.7%)
> Median household income: $63,982 (state: $74,222)
> King and Queen population: 7,042
> Largest place in King and Queen: N/A .

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Washington: Pend Oreille
> Obesity rate in Pend Oreille: 41.6% (state: 28.6%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 27.7% (state: 16.4%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 18.8% (state: 15.0%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 12.5% (state: 9.3%)
> Median household income: $50,591 (state: $73,775)
> Pend Oreille population: 13,377
> Largest place in Pend Oreille: Newport City

West Virginia: McDowell
> Obesity rate in McDowell: 44.9% (state: 37.8%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 36.0% (state: 28.0%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 36.5% (state: 23.6%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 17.0% (state: 15.1%)
> Median household income: $27,682 (state: $46,711)
> McDowell population: 18,661
> Largest place in McDowell: Welch City

Wisconsin: Columbia
> Obesity rate in Columbia: 45.7% (state: 31.7%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 25.1% (state: 20.3%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.4% (state: 14.8%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 9.6% (state: 9.5%)
> Median household income: $68,005 (state: $61,747)
> Columbia population: 57,133
> Largest place in Columbia: Portage City

Wyoming: Weston
> Obesity rate in Weston: 37.2% (state: 29.2%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 25.5% (state: 23.1%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 16.9% (state: 15.3%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 11.1% (state: 9.0%)
> Median household income: $57,031 (state: $64,049)
> Weston population: 7,049
> Largest place in Weston: Newcastle City

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