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Lowest-income families

Highest-income families

Percentage of overweight or obese children in low-income families

States are ranked by total percentage of obese children.

Obesity rate among children

States with the highest rates of childhood obesity →

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Percentage of overweight or obese children in families by income level

NOTE: Highest-income families represent households 400 percent or more above the federal poverty level (FPL). Lowest-income families represent households below the FPL. Some samples in Colorado, District of Columbia, Idaho, Nevada and New Jersey are too small to be statistically significant.

SOURCE: Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health