Percentage of adults with obesity in the United States as of 2018, by state

Percentage of obese U.S. adults by state 2018 This statistic represents the percentage of obese adults in the United States of America as of 2018. As of that year, Arkansas had one of the highest rate of obesity in the United States with 35 percent of adults being obese.
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Percentage of adults
Colorado 22.6%
District of Columbia 23%
Massachusetts 25.8%
Hawaii 23.8%
California 25.1%
Utah 25.2%
Montana 25.3%
New York 25.7%
Nevada 26.7%
Connecticut 26.9%
Rhode Island 30%
New Hampshire 28.1%
Vermont 27.6%
New Jersey 27.2%
Florida 28.4%
Idaho 29.3%
Wyoming 28.8%
Minnesota 28.4%
New Mexico 28.4%
Washington 27.7%
Oregon 29.4%
Virginia 30%
Arizona 29.5%
South Dakota 31.9%
United States 31.3%
Maryland 31.3%
Maine 29.1%
Pennsylvania 31.6%
Delaware 31.8%
Wisconsin 32%
Kansas 32.3%
Georgia 31.6%
Alaska 34.2%
Ohio 33.8%
Illinois 31.1%
Missouri 32.5%
North Carolina 32.1%
North Dakota 33.1%
Nebraska 32.8%
Iowa 36.4%
South Carolina 34.1%
Indiana 33.6%
Michigan 32.3%
Oklahoma 36.5%
Texas 33%
Kentucky 34.3%
Tennessee 32.8%
Louisiana 36.2%
Arkansas 35%
Alabama 36.3%
Mississippi 37.3%
West Virginia 38.1%
Percentage of adults
Colorado 22.6%
District of Columbia 23%
Massachusetts 25.8%
Hawaii 23.8%
California 25.1%
Utah 25.2%
Montana 25.3%
New York 25.7%
Nevada 26.7%
Connecticut 26.9%
Rhode Island 30%
New Hampshire 28.1%
Vermont 27.6%
New Jersey 27.2%
Florida 28.4%
Idaho 29.3%
Wyoming 28.8%
Minnesota 28.4%
New Mexico 28.4%
Washington 27.7%
Oregon 29.4%
Virginia 30%
Arizona 29.5%
South Dakota 31.9%
United States 31.3%
Maryland 31.3%
Maine 29.1%
Pennsylvania 31.6%
Delaware 31.8%
Wisconsin 32%
Kansas 32.3%
Georgia 31.6%
Alaska 34.2%
Ohio 33.8%
Illinois 31.1%
Missouri 32.5%
North Carolina 32.1%
North Dakota 33.1%
Nebraska 32.8%
Iowa 36.4%
South Carolina 34.1%
Indiana 33.6%
Michigan 32.3%
Oklahoma 36.5%
Texas 33%
Kentucky 34.3%
Tennessee 32.8%
Louisiana 36.2%
Arkansas 35%
Alabama 36.3%
Mississippi 37.3%
West Virginia 38.1%
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This statistic represents the percentage of obese adults in the United States of America as of 2018. As of that year, Arkansas had one of the highest rate of obesity in the United States with 35 percent of adults being obese.
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Release date
December 2018
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United States
Survey time period
2018
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Percentage of adults who are obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher.
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