Do you know how much your location can affect your health mentally and physically? Certain characteristics such as your surrounding economy, your access to reliable work, safety, transportation, education, culture and more can largely influence your physical and mental wellbeing.
This US centric map put together by the team at Titlemax and compiled with information from countyhealthrankings.org, shows how people in the same state can have varying degrees of mental wellbeing. The people who report a better quality of life often live in areas with the highest median income. These places also often have the best education and job market. This information can be helpful when looking to see which areas of the state need better education reform, economic opportunities and transportation options.
Looking at this graphic you can see which counties in each state report the highest a lowest quality of life. The county that reported the highest quality of life in the US was Douglas County, Colorado. It has the highest median household income in the entire state and offers tons of beautiful parks and recreation areas for its residents. The county with the lowest wellbeing score was found in the south. East Carroll County, Louisiana reports that 44% of its residents live at poverty level. It's per capita income is $9,629. This makes it the poorest county in the entire United States. How does your state stack up?
Infographic by: titlemax