These are the Fattest States in America

fattest states america

Obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. These ten states had the highest rates of obesity among adults in 2021, according to the CDC.

1. West Virginia (40.8%)

2. Kentucky (40.0%)

3. Mississippi (39.7%)

4. Louisiana (39.6%)

5. Alabama (39.5%)

6. Arkansas (38.8%)

7. Oklahoma (38.6%)

8. Tennessee (38.5%)

9. Texas (37.9%)

10. Ohio (37.8%)


This map, courtesy of Wallet Hub, displays America’s 100 fattest cities:

Source: WalletHub
According to multiple sources, the fattest city in America is McAllen, Texas.

Written by Editorial Team

blue zones

The Blue Zones: Where People Live the Longest and Happiest

old man strength

Is Old Man Strength a Real Thing? Here are Some Videos