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

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36. Iowa
> Overall well-being score: 56.07
> Median household income: $61,691 — 21st lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 5.6% — 20th lowest
> Adult obesity rate: 33.2 — 10th highest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 190.68 — 19th highest (total: 6,018)

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37. North Carolina
> Overall well-being score: 55.85
> Median household income: $57,341 — 12th lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 6.7% — 24th highest
> Adult obesity rate: 31.4 — 21st highest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 124.60 — 13th lowest (total: 12,938)

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38. Michigan
> Overall well-being score: 55.50
> Median household income: $59,584 — 19th lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 6.3% — 25th lowest
> Adult obesity rate: 32.0 — 18th highest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 199.39 — 13th highest (total: 19,931)

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39. Idaho
> Overall well-being score: 55.17
> Median household income: $60,999 — 20th lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 7.1% — 18th highest
> Adult obesity rate: 29.3 — 21st lowest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 118.23 — 11th lowest (total: 2,074)

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40. South Carolina
> Overall well-being score: 54.52
> Median household income: $56,227 — 10th lowest
> Pop that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store: 9.1% — 6th highest
> Adult obesity rate: 32.9 — 12th highest
> COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 as of May 25: 190.14 — 20th highest (total: 9,667)