These Are the Most Obese Counties in Every State

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Massachusetts: Hampden
> Obesity rate in Hampden: 30.5% (state: 25.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 26.1% (state: 20.0%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 19.1% (state: 13.5%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 10.0% (state: 8.7%)
> Median household income: $55,429 (state: $81,215)
> Hampden population: 467,871
> Largest place in Hampden: Springfield City

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Michigan: Gratiot
> Obesity rate in Gratiot: 45.6% (state: 32.4%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 23.0% (state: 23.1%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 20.7% (state: 18.3%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 10.2% (state: 11.0%)
> Median household income: $47,848 (state: $57,144)
> Gratiot population: 40,916
> Largest place in Gratiot: Alma City

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Minnesota: Marshall
> Obesity rate in Marshall: 43.5% (state: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 29.1% (state: 19.6%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 14.6% (state: 12.9%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 11.6% (state: 8.5%)
> Median household income: $60,118 (state: $71,306)
> Marshall population: 9,372
> Largest place in Marshall: Warren City

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Mississippi: Sunflower
> Obesity rate in Sunflower: 53.7% (state: 39.1%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.0% (state: 30.4%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 32.4% (state: 22.1%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 24.6% (state: 14.6%)
> Median household income: $30,838 (state: $45,081)
> Sunflower population: 26,168
> Largest place in Sunflower: Indianola City

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Missouri: Dunklin
> Obesity rate in Dunklin: 41.7% (state: 32.5%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 42.9% (state: 25.5%)
> Adults reporting poor or fair health: 29.2% (state: 19.5%)
> Adults 20+ with diabetes: 17.9% (state: 11.4%)
> Median household income: $36,380 (state: $55,461)
> Dunklin population: 30,027
> Largest place in Dunklin: Kennett City