Monday, April 3, 2017

The least healthy county in each Southern state: Madison Parish, Louisiana

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

Madison Parish, Louisiana.   


Source:  Wikipedia


The Black Belt of the American South extends into the Louisiana Delta regtion.



Other numbers
% of population living in poverty
  • Madison Parish | 37.6%
  • Louisiana | 19.6%
  • U.S.  13.5%
    % of population 25 and older with bachelor's degree
    • Madison Parish | 11.4%
    • Louisiana | 22.5%
    • U.S. | 29.8%
    Median household income:
    • Madison Parish | $23,854
    • Louisiana | $45,047
    • U.S. | $53,889
    Related reading: 
    Madison Parish, Louisiana:  Largest slaveholders from 1860 slave census schedules and surname matches for African America on 1870 census. (Ancestry.com)

    Other counties in series:


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