Ten Colorado Counties With the Highest Obesity Rates

Additional photos and more below.
Additional photos and more below.
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Colorado is typically listed among the least obese states in the country.

But not all Colorado counties are created equal when it comes to this category.

The folks at FindTheBest.com crunched the obesity numbers for counties across the country, including Colorado, using 2012 statistics from the Centers for Disease Control.

The result is a fascinating heat map that allows users to check out every county in Colorado and the rest of the U.S., with more data on view simply by clicking.

We've included the map below. But in addition, we've broken out the ten Colorado counties with the highest obesity rates, many of which are along the Front Range.

Check them out below, followed by the map.

Las Animas County.EXPAND
Las Animas County.
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Number 10: Las Animas County
Obesity rate: 18.06 percent

El Paso County.
El Paso County.
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Number 9: El Paso County
Obesity rate: 18.43 percent

Mesa County.
Mesa County.
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Number 8: Mesa County
Obesity rate: 18.7 percent

Prowers County.
Prowers County.
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Number 7: Prowers County
Obesity rate: 19.1 percent

Otero County.
Otero County.
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Number 6: Otero County
Obesity rate: 19.19 percent



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