Contact Us

2017’s Fattest Cities in America Are a Lesson in Portion Control


Make America eat sensibly again.

WalletHub has released a list of the fattest cities in America for 2017. And the rankings confirm what we learned in last year’s list of the heaviest states: the South is so heavy, you half expect the weight of everyone there to cause a tectonic plate underneath to snap, causing the entire region to break off from the rest of the country and form a new nation founded on the core principles of Duncan Hines, Pizza Hut and Häagen- Dazs.

The list was created by analyzing 17 factors in three categories: obese population figures, weight-related health problems and healthy environment. Grab a Big Gulp and check it out for yourself below.

Source: WalletHub

America’s 10 Fattest Cities (by metro region)

  1. Jackson, Miss.
  2. Memphis, Tenn.-Miss.-Ark.
  3. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Ark.
  4. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Tex.
  5. Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
  6. Chattanooga, Tenn.-Ga.
  7. Mobile, Ala.
  8. Lafayette, Louis.
  9. Winston-Salem, N.C.
  10. Knoxville, Tenn.

Best of KBAT

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KBAT 99.9 FM quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KBAT 99.9 FM contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.