100 Most Obese U.S. Cities: America’s Weight Problem Centers In The South

March 14, 2024

Researchers have found that many of the country’s most overweight and obese cities are in the southern part of the United States. This city not only records the highest percentage of obese adults but also significant numbers of overweight children and teenagers. Jackson, Mississippi stands as the second-most overweight city, with alarming obesity rates among children and adults alike. Ranking third, Shreveport Louisiana’s obesity crisis spans across all age groups, with equal percentages of adults being overweight and obese. On the other end of the spectrum, the survey highlights the least overweight cities in the U.S. as well.

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