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These Are the Most Obese Counties in Every State

Oklahoma: Okfuskee
> Obesity rate in Okfuskee: 58.9% (state: 34.5%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 42.4% (state: 27.8%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 28.5% (state: 20.9%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 15.3% (state: 12.3%)
> Median household income: $38,411 (state: $52,919)
> Okfuskee population: 12,067
> Largest place in Okfuskee: Okemah City

Oregon: Malheur
> Obesity rate in Malheur: 39.9% (state: 29.3%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.0% (state: 17.3%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 26.0% (state: 18.2%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 9.7% (state: 9.7%)
> Median household income: $43,313 (state: $62,818)
> Malheur population: 30,412
> Largest place in Malheur: Ontario City

Pennsylvania: Armstrong
> Obesity rate in Armstrong: 44.0% (state: 30.8%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 34.0% (state: 22.0%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 18.7% (state: 17.6%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 15.1% (state: 11.0%)
> Median household income: $51,410 (state: $61,744)
> Armstrong population: 65,867
> Largest place in Armstrong: Kittanning Borough

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Rhode Island: Kent
> Obesity rate in Kent: 30.4% (state: 28.5%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.4% (state: 23.5%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 15.4% (state: 16.5%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 11.0% (state: 10.1%)
> Median household income: $73,521 (state: $67,167)
> Kent population: 163,869
> Largest place in Kent: Warwick City

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South Carolina: Union
> Obesity rate in Union: 46.8% (state: 34.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 33.0% (state: 26.0%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 22.8% (state: 17.8%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 15.9% (state: 13.3%)
> Median household income: $41,186 (state: $53,199)
> Union population: 27,490
> Largest place in Union: Union City

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