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Offline Asteriktos

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It was 'Doing Better' Times, It Was 'Doing Worse' Times
« on: March 13, 2015, 09:13:31 PM »
Where Are the Hardest Places to Live in the U.S.? (go to the link for an interactive version of the map below)

Annie Lowrey writes in the Times Magazine this week about the troubles of Clay County, Ky., which by several measures is the hardest place in America to live.

The Upshot came to this conclusion by looking at six data points for each county in the United States: education (percentage of residents with at least a bachelor’s degree), median household income, unemployment rate, disability rate, life expectancy and obesity. We then averaged each county’s relative rank in these categories to create an overall ranking...

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Re: It was 'Doing Better' Times, It Was 'Doing Worse' Times
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2015, 01:59:12 AM »
I've been consistently impressed over the past tumultuous decade at the Midwest's ability to keep its head. On the other hand, then one has to live in the Midwest.
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Re: It was 'Doing Better' Times, It Was 'Doing Worse' Times
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2015, 03:55:47 PM »
Can't tell if that orange blip in Nebraska is due to the Indian Reservation or proximity to Sioux City.
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