Special Report

The Most Active City in Every State

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Kansas: Lawrence
> Adults who exercise: 83.7% (state avg: 76.1%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 91.0% (state avg: 80.1%)
> Adult obesity rate: 28.0% (state avg: 33.0%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 7.0% (state avg: 10.5%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 14.8% (state avg: 16.3%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.5 per month (state avg: 3.6 per month)
> Median household income: $64,233 (state avg: $62,087)
> Population: 122,259

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Kentucky: Lexington-Fayette
> Adults who exercise: 76.3% (state avg: 71.3%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 91.3% (state avg: 71.1%)
> Adult obesity rate: 30.9% (state avg: 34.6%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.9% (state avg: 12.7%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 19.8% (state avg: 21.8%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 4.5 per month (state avg: 4.6 per month)
> Median household income: $60,492 (state avg: $52,295)
> Population: 517,056

Louisiana: New Orleans-Metairie
> Adults who exercise: 75.9% (state avg: 72.0%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 88.6% (state avg: 75.0%)
> Adult obesity rate: 33.0% (state avg: 36.3%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 12.5% (state avg: 13.0%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 20.6% (state avg: 21.4%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 4.2 per month (state avg: 4.3 per month)
> Median household income: $55,710 (state avg: $51,073)
> Population: 1,270,530

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Maine: Portland-South Portland
> Adults who exercise: 82.6% (state avg: 79.2%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 81.4% (state avg: 70.0%)
> Adult obesity rate: 25.9% (state avg: 29.8%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 8.9% (state avg: 10.4%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 13.2% (state avg: 17.1%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.4 per month (state avg: 4.2 per month)
> Median household income: $71,913 (state avg: $58,924)
> Population: 538,500

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Maryland: Baltimore-Columbia-Towson
> Adults who exercise: 77.7% (state avg: 78.1%)
> Pop. with access to places for physical activity: 94.8% (state avg: 92.6%)
> Adult obesity rate: 31.5% (state avg: 31.6%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 10.9% (state avg: 11.1%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 16.0% (state avg: 15.2%)
> Physically unhealthy days: 3.5 per month (state avg: 3.4 per month)
> Median household income: $83,160 (state avg: $86,738)
> Population: 2,800,053

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