Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The least healthy county in each Midwestern state: Pulaski County, Illinois


'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:  Wikipedia




Other numbers
% 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%
    Median household income:
    • Pulaski County | $31,980
    • Illinois | $57.574
    • U.S. | $53,889

    Source:  CNN

    Apparently, the Mound City Public Library, located in the county seat, is open 20 hours per week and has no website.

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