Study: Arkansas city ranked one of the unhealthiest in the nation

Updated: Feb. 10, 2020 at 10:13 PM CST
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - In a recent study, Fort Smith, Ark. ranked as one of the most unhealthy cities in the nation.

WalletHub compiled a list of 174 cities from across the United States, where it named San Francisco as the healthiest city in the country.

However, it gave Brownsville, Texas the title as the most unhealthy city.

An Arkansas city wasn't far from Brownsville's rating.

Fort Smith came in 166 out of 174, scoring 32% overall.

Source: WalletHub

The city also ranked poorly in healthcare, food, fitness, and greenspace.

WalletHub’s study also reported the Natural State performed poorly overall with every city scoring less than 50%. Little Rock scored a 40%.

Here’s a list of the most unhealthy cities across the country:

  1. Brownsville, Texas
  2. Laredo, Texas
  3. Gulfport, Miss.
  4. Shreveport, La.
  5. Memphis, Tenn.
  6. Montgomery, Ala.
  7. Huntington, W.Va.
  8. Augusta, Ga.
  9. Fort Smith, Ark.
  10. Detroit, Mich.

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