Special Report

These Are the Laziest Cities in the US

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5. Sebring, Florida
> Adults who don’t exercise: 34.1% (US avg: 22.7%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 81.0% — #188 out of 382 (US avg: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 30.4% — #242 out of 382 (US avg: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 15.5% — #22 out of 382 (US avg: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 23.2% — #37 out of 382 (US avg: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days a month: 4.8 — #49 out of 382 (US avg: 3.7)
> Median household income: $48,698 — #340 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)

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4. Hinesville, Georgia
> Adults who don’t exercise: 34.3% (US avg: 22.7%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 58.6% — #364 out of 382 (US avg: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 36.4% — #67 out of 382 (US avg: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 12.3% — #116 out of 382 (US avg: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 22.3% — #54 out of 382 (US avg: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days a month: 4.6 — #82 out of 382 (US avg: 3.7)
> Median household income: $53,060 — #283 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)

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3. Texarkana, Texas
> Adults who don’t exercise: 34.5% (US avg: 22.7%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 49.7% — #375 out of 382 (US avg: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 42.8% — #02 out of 382 (US avg: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 15.3% — #28 out of 382 (US avg: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 23.0% — #41 out of 382 (US avg: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days a month: 4.8 — #43 out of 382 (US avg: 3.7)
> Median household income: $51,544 — #300 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)

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2. Sherman-Denison, Texas
> Adults who don’t exercise: 34.9% (US avg: 22.7%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 66.6% — #327 out of 382 (US avg: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 38.1% — #36 out of 382 (US avg: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 11.0% — #187 out of 382 (US avg: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.3% — #158 out of 382 (US avg: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days a month: 4.2 — #178 out of 382 (US avg: 3.7)
> Median household income: $57,476 — #217 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)

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1. Homosassa Springs, Florida
> Adults who don’t exercise: 35.7% (US avg: 22.7%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 73.3% — #277 out of 382 (US avg: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 28.7% — #291 out of 382 (US avg: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 13.3% — #66 out of 382 (US avg: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.8% — #136 out of 382 (US avg: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days a month: 4.8 — #53 out of 382 (US avg: 3.7)
> Median household income: $50,751 — #309 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)