Thursday, March 30, 2017

The least healthy county in each Southern state: Phillips County, Arkansas


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

Phillips County, Arkansas.  Fewer people live there now than in 1880.


Source:  Wikipedia




Other numbers
% of population living in poverty
  • Phillips County | 37.3%
  • Arkansas | 19.1%
  • U.S.  13.5%
    % of population 25 and older with bachelor's degree
    • Phillips County | 10.8%
    • Arkansas | 21.1%
    • U.S. | 29.8%
    Median household income:
    • Phillips County | $26,844
    • Arkansas| $41,371
    • U.S. | $53,889

    Phillips is a one of a string of Mississippi Delta counties in Arkansas.

    Source: CNN


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

    Phillips County Library on Facebook.

    Other states in series:
    Alabama.  (3/30/2017)


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