'Midwest' as defined by this map.
The least healthy counties in every state. (24/7 Wall Street, 3/15/201\7)
Pulaski County, Illinois. Its population has declined to what it was during the decade of the Civil War.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
% of population living in poverty
- Pulaski County | 24.7%
- Illinois | 13.6%
- U.S. 13.5%
% of population 25 and older with bachelor's degree
- Pulaski County | 11.6%
- Illinois | 32.3%
- U.S. | 29.8%
- Pulaski County | $31,980
- Illinois | $57.574
- U.S. | $53,889
Apparently, the Mound City Public Library, located in the county seat, is open 20 hours per week and has no website.