Special Report

These Are the Laziest Cities in the US

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50. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.7% (US avg: 22.7%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 73.1% — #279 out of 382 (US avg: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 28.5% — #302 out of 382 (US avg: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 11.8% — #145 out of 382 (US avg: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.8% — #222 out of 382 (US avg: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days a month: 4.2 — #201 out of 382 (US avg: 3.7)
> Median household income: $62,627 — #131 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)

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49. Madera, California
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.8% (US avg: 22.7%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 70.3% — #300 out of 382 (US avg: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 36.8% — #61 out of 382 (US avg: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 12.1% — #127 out of 382 (US avg: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 25.7% — #14 out of 382 (US avg: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days a month: 5.2 — #16 out of 382 (US avg: 3.7)
> Median household income: $64,827 — #113 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)

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48. Springfield, Ohio
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.9% (US avg: 22.7%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 86.4% — #111 out of 382 (US avg: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 37.0% — #55 out of 382 (US avg: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 14.1% — #51 out of 382 (US avg: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 20.9% — #98 out of 382 (US avg: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days a month: 4.8 — #44 out of 382 (US avg: 3.7)
> Median household income: $50,128 — #322 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)

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47. Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama
> Adults who don’t exercise: 30.0% (US avg: 22.7%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 61.9% — #353 out of 382 (US avg: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 34.1% — #128 out of 382 (US avg: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 15.4% — #26 out of 382 (US avg: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 20.9% — #94 out of 382 (US avg: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days a month: 4.5 — #105 out of 382 (US avg: 3.7)
> Median household income: $45,824 — #364 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)

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46. Brunswick, Georgia
> Adults who don’t exercise: 30.2% (US avg: 22.7%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 65.7% — #334 out of 382 (US avg: 84.2%)
> Adult obesity rate: 32.1% — #185 out of 382 (US avg: 29.7%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 11.0% — #184 out of 382 (US avg: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.5% — #149 out of 382 (US avg: 16.5%)
> Physically unhealthy days a month: 4.3 — #162 out of 382 (US avg: 3.7)
> Median household income: $57,381 — #219 out of 382 (US median: $65,712)