Special Report

These Are the Most Obese Counties in Every State

Hawaii: Hawaii
> Obesity rate in Hawaii: 25.8% (state: 24.6%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 19.9% (state: 19.6%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 17.1% (state: 15.4%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 11.2% (state: 11.1%)
> Median household income: $62,409 (state: $81,275)
> Hawaii population: 199,459
> Largest place in Hawaii: Hilo CDP

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Idaho: Owyhee
> Obesity rate in Owyhee: 40.2% (state: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 26.6% (state: 20.4%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 24.4% (state: 15.1%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 15.5% (state: 9.3%)
> Median household income: $43,798 (state: $55,785)
> Owyhee population: 11,552
> Largest place in Owyhee: Homedale City

Illinois: Vermilion
> Obesity rate in Vermilion: 43.2% (state: 29.7%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.0% (state: 21.6%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 21.1% (state: 15.9%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 12.4% (state: 9.9%)
> Median household income: $46,515 (state: $65,886)
> Vermilion population: 77,563
> Largest place in Vermilion: Danville City

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Indiana: Martin
> Obesity rate in Martin: 45.8% (state: 33.9%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 39.0% (state: 26.7%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 20.0% (state: 18.2%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 9.9% (state: 12.1%)
> Median household income: $52,726 (state: $56,303)
> Martin population: 10,212
> Largest place in Martin: Loogootee City

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Iowa: Wayne
> Obesity rate in Wayne: 48.6% (state: 34.3%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 27.8% (state: 22.6%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 17.7% (state: 13.5%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 20.3% (state: 9.9%)
> Median household income: $44,768 (state: $60,523)
> Wayne population: 6,429
> Largest place in Wayne: Corydon City