McAllen-Edinburg-Mission metropolitan area ranked #1 in 2019′s ‘Fattest Cities in America’

The McAllen metro area ranked #1 for the Fattest Cities in America according to a study by Wallet Hub.


The new WalletHub report is titled “2019's Fattest Cities in America”, and it draws in the one hundred most highly populated U.S. metropolitan areas. These cities were compared against nineteen key metrics. 

Their data set ranges from share of physically inactive adults to projected obesity rates by the year 2030, to healthy-food access.

Here are the Top 10 cities:

1. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3. Memphis, TN

4. Jackson, MS

5.Mobile, AL

6. Tulsa, OK

7. Knoxville, TN

8. Toledo, OH

9. Baton Rouge, LA

10. Augusta-Richmond County, GA

Source: WalletHub

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