Special Report

Most Obese States in the US

Source: Drazen_ / E+ via Getty Images

45. Florida
> Share of adults who are obese: 26.3% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 25.9% — 25th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.4% — 25th highest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 37.3% — 19th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.8% — 19th highest (US rate: 17.1%)

Source: XKarDoc / iStock via Getty Images

44. Vermont
> Share of adults who are obese: 27.1% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 19.3% — 5th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 7.3% — 5th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 30.1% — 4th lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 12.6% — the lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

Source: Rawf8 / iStock via Getty Images

43. New York
> Share of adults who are obese: 27.2% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 27.0% — 18th highest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 9.4% — 25th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 38.9% — 8th highest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 16.4% — 23rd lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

Source: wanderluster / E+ via Getty Images

42. Montana
> Share of adults who are obese: 28.0% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 18.6% — the lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 6.4% — the lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 30.9% — 5th lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 14.4% — 11th lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

Source: thyegn / iStock via Getty Images

41. Washington
> Share of adults who are obese: 28.2% (US rate: 32.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 18.9% — 4th lowest (US rate: 25.9%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 8.5% — 14th lowest (US rate: 9.4%)
> Adults who don’t get enough sleep: 31.8% — 7th lowest (US rate: 35.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 15.7% — 18th lowest (US rate: 17.1%)

Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.