Here Are The 10 Unhealthiest Counties In Washington

Good news, Washingtonians: Statistically, we’re one of the healthiest states. That being said, some of our cities rank higher than others. According to data from 2017 based on statistics on things like obesity levels and smoking rates, these are currently our 10 unhealthiest counties (note: data for Garfield County was unavailable). Where does your county rank?

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If your county is listed, don’t worry — a lot of factors go into determining these statistics, and we all know every county has healthy and unhealthy people. All you can do is take care of yourself and encourage your neighbors to do the same. If you do need to make some lifestyle changes, these hiking trails are all less than 3 miles in length, so they’re perfect for beginners.