Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The least healthy county in each Southern state: Holmes County, Mississippi


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

Holmes County, Mississippi.   Its population is at the same now as it was during the Civil War.


Source:  Wikipedia



Other numbers
% of population living in poverty
  • Holmes County | 44.3%
  • Mississippi | 22.0%
  • U.S.  13.5%
    % of population 25 and older with bachelor's degree
    • Holmes County | 12.3%
    • Mississippi | 20.7%
    • U.S. | 29.8%
    Median household income:
    • Holmes County | $20,732
    • Mississippi | $39,665
    • U.S. | $53,889

    Lexington Public Library.  (Lexington is the county seat.)

    Related reading: 
    Holmes County, Mississippi:  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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