Saturday, April 15, 2017

The least healthy county in each Midwestern state: Pike County, Ohio

'Midwest' as defined by this map.


The least healthy counties in every state.  (24/7 Wall Street, 3/15/2017)

Pike County, Ohio


Source:  Wikipedia




Other numbers
% of population living in poverty
  • Pike County | 21.4.%
  • Ohio | 14.8%
  • U.S.  13.5%
    % of population 25 and older with bachelor's degree
    • Pike County | 11.8%
    • Ohio | 26.1%
    • U.S. | 29.8%
    Median household income:
    • Pike County | $40,283
    • Ohio | $49,429
    • U.S. | $53,899

    Garnet A. Wilson Public Library of Pike County

    Related reading:
    Family massacre rattles rural Ohio community, where 'everybody's hurting'.  (CNN, 5/2/2016)
    Pike County's murders underscores Ohio region's marijuana industry.  (Cleveland Plain Dealer, 4/29/2016)
    Ohio's opioid epidemic.  (Ohio Department of Alcohol & Drug Addiction Services, 2012)

    Related post:
    Pulaski County, Illinois.  (4/11/2017)
    Scott County, Indiana.  (4/11/2017)
    Wapello County, Iowa.  (4/12/2017)
    Wyandotte County, Kansas.  (4/12/2017)
    Wayne County, Michigan.  (4/13/2017)
    Mahnomen County, Minnesota.  (4/13/2017)
    Pemiscot County, Missouri.  (4/14/2017)
    Thurston County, Nebraska.  (4/14/2017)
    Sioux County, North Dakota.  (4/15/2017)

    The least healthy county in each Southern state.

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