Tag Archives: Life Expectancy by County

Vote for Trump – You don’t have long left anyway

CNN reports that life expectancy is widely variable depending on where you reside in the U.S.  The county-by-county map is pretty interesting.  Red counties have the shortest life expectancy followed by increasingly lighter shades of orange and yellow.  The bluem blue-green and green counties  are where life expectancy is the greatest.

Choropleth map of United States showing life expectancy in each county

Now let’s look at the county-by-county 2018 presidential election map shaded to show relative results.  Dark red are the counties where Trump won by the largest margin and dark blue for Hillary.  .

2016 US Presidential Election Map By County & Vote Share

Notice any correlation?