Thursday, March 30, 2017

The least healthy county in each Southern state: Wilcox County, Alabama


The least healthy counties in every state.  (24/7 Wall Street, 3/15/201\7)

Wilcox County, Alabama.  Fewer people live there now than in 1840.


Source:  Wikipedia




Other numbers
% of population living in poverty
  • Wilcox County | 33.2%
  • Alabama | 18.5%
  • U.S.  13.5%
% of population 25 and older with bachelor's degree
  • Wilcox County | 12.5%
  • Alabama | 32.5%
  • U.S. | 29.8%
Median household income:
  • Wilcox County | $23,750
  • Alabama| $43,623
  • U.S. | $53,889

Wilcox County is located in Alabama's Black Belt.

Source: CNN


Related reading:
Wilcox County, Alabama:  Largest slaveholders from 1860 slave census schedules and surname matches for African America on 1870 census.  (Ancestry.com)

Wilcox County Library on Facebook.
Related series:
The 10 most distressed cities in the U.S.
The 10 most prosperous cities in the U.S.

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