US Counties With The Longest Life ExpectanciesBy Divya G
Life expectancy often depends on where people live. Social factors determine how long people live. You will see that wealthy and highly educated people tend to live longer. On the other hand, people who live in poverty and cannot sustain themselves have a more challenging time staying healthy and enjoying long lives.
The ranking for the Healthiest Communities depends on 84 factors. Some of the factors are public safety, housing, food, and, of course, the overall economy. Learn about some counties in the US with the longest life expectancy.
1. Pitkin County
Pitkin County in Colorado has a population of 17,767 people. The average life expectancy rate in the county is 93.4. The population health score in the area is 90.9.
2. Mono County
Mono County in California has a population of around 14,500. The average lifespan in the county is 96.5. The population health score in the region is 81.8. The county ranks 129 in the overall list of 3,000 counties that are in the Healthiest Communities rankings.
3. Summit County
Summit County is in Colorado. The population in the county is over 30,000. The average life expectancy rate is 96.8 in the region. The population health score is 85.2. The overall rank of the county is 26 on the list. Summit County has an overall score of 83.1.
4. San Miguel County
San Miguel County is also in Colorado. The life expectancy in the region is above 100. The overall rank of the county in the entire US is sixth. The health score of the population is 82.6.
These are some of the counties in the US with high life expectancy. AS you probably noticed, most of the counties listed here are in Colorado.