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Two Nearby Towns in Top Five of Most Obese Cities in the Country

So I was perusing through the list of most obese cities in the United State, and much to my surprise, two local-ish towns not only made the list, but were in the TOP FIVE!

Danville, which isn’t too far away in the east-central part of the state, ranked 4th.

4. Danville, Illinois
> Obesity rate: 40.9% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 31.5% — 28th out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 16.5% — 12th out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 17.9% — 144th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $43,111 — 373rd out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 75,758

Then i scroll a little further, expecting to see more cities in the southern portion of the US…but what I saw was a city in the southern portion of our area!

2. Kankakee, Illinois
> Obesity rate: 41.2% (US avg.: 29.0%)
> Adults who don’t exercise: 36.5% — 2nd out of 384 (US avg.: 24.4%)
> Pop. over 20 with diabetes: 10.8% — 181st out of 384 (US avg.: 10.3%)
> Adults in poor or fair health: 16.4% — 207th out of 384 (US avg.: 17.2%)
> Median household income: $60,923 — 166th out of 384 (US avg.: $65,712)
> Population: 109,862

If you want to check out the rest of the list, you can find it here.

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