The Well-Being of Every State From Best to Worst, According to New Study

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46. Kentucky
> Overall well-being score: 50.08
> Median household income: $52,295 — 7th lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 5.6% — 21st lowest
> Adult obesity rate: 33.8 — 6th highest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 149.45 — 19th lowest (total: 6,678)

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47. West Virginia
> Overall well-being score: 49.82
> Median household income: $48,850 — 2nd lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 6.6% — 25th highest
> Adult obesity rate: 36.7 — 2nd highest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 153.23 — 21st lowest (total: 2,767)

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48. New Mexico
> Overall well-being score: 49.50
> Median household income: $51,945 — 6th lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 14.0% — the highest
> Adult obesity rate: 26.6 — 13th lowest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 196.71 — 15th highest (total: 4,122)

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49. Arkansas
> Overall well-being score: 49.26
> Median household income: $48,952 — 3rd lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 8.7% — 8th highest
> Adult obesity rate: 34.2 — 5th highest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 192.61 — 18th highest (total: 5,805)

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50. Mississippi
> Overall well-being score: 45.54
> Median household income: $45,792 — the lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 10.7% — 2nd highest
> Adult obesity rate: 36.8 — the highest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 243.69 — 6th highest (total: 7,278)