Special Report

These Are the Most Obese Counties in Every State

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Colorado: Logan
> Obesity rate in Logan: 36.0% (state: 22.4%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 22.3% (state: 14.8%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 17.6% (state: 13.8%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 9.9% (state: 6.6%)
> Median household income: $53,318 (state: $72,331)
> Logan population: 22,380
> Largest place in Logan: Sterling City

Connecticut: Windham
> Obesity rate in Windham: 31.0% (state: 26.3%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 24.0% (state: 19.9%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.5% (state: 13.0%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 11.0% (state: 9.2%)
> Median household income: $66,550 (state: $78,444)
> Windham population: 116,566
> Largest place in Windham: Willimantic CDP

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Delaware: Kent
> Obesity rate in Kent: 38.4% (state: 32.4%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 30.9% (state: 27.3%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 21.0% (state: 16.3%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 13.9% (state: 11.8%)
> Median household income: $60,910 (state: $68,287)
> Kent population: 176,699
> Largest place in Kent: Dover City

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Florida: Gadsden
> Obesity rate in Gadsden: 43.5% (state: 27.2%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 35.3% (state: 25.8%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 26.8% (state: 19.5%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 20.5% (state: 10.8%)
> Median household income: $41,401 (state: $55,660)
> Gadsden population: 45,945
> Largest place in Gadsden: Quincy City

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Georgia: Candler
> Obesity rate in Candler: 53.7% (state: 32.3%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 28.1% (state: 26.4%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 28.1% (state: 18.4%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 15.4% (state: 12.0%)
> Median household income: $33,736 (state: $58,700)
> Candler population: 10,812
> Largest place in Candler: Metter City