WalletHub ranks fattest cities in America


MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – WalletHub ranked 2017’s fattest cities in America, with Jackson, Mississippi coming in on top.

Out of the 100 cities, Myrtle Beach came in at number 16. The total score for the city is 75.20.

The site’s methodology is based on obesity and overweight, weight-related health problems and the healthiness of an environment.

Columbia ranked 11, Greenville 12, and Charleston, South Carolina came in at number 37.

According to WalletHub’s analysts, by one measure, more than 70 percent of the U.S. population aged 15 and older is overweight or obese.

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