Monday, April 3, 2017

The least healthy county in each Southern state: Harlan County, Kentucky

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

Harlan County, Kentucky.   Its population has dropped 63% since its 1940 peak. 


Source:  Wikipedia




Other numbers
% of population living in poverty
  • Harlan County | 35.5%
  • Kentucky | 18.5%
  • U.S.  13.5%
    % of population 25 and older with bachelor's degree
    • Harlan County | 11.7%
    • Kentucky | 22.3%
    • U.S. | 29.8%
    Median household income:
    • Harlan County | $25,814
    • Kentucky | $43,740
    • U.S. | $53,889

    Source:  CNN

    Trailer from Harlan County USA, 1977 Oscar winner for Best Documentary Feature Film


    Other counties in series:
    Wilcox County, Alabama.  (3/30/2017)
    Phillips County, Arkansas.  (3/30/2017)
    Gadsden County, Florida.  (3/31/2017)
    Taliaferro County, Gerogia.  (3/31/2017)


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