October 6 2015

Capital Public Radio – ZIP Codes As Health Indicators

Zip code

…New data confirm that where you were born can be an indicator of how long you’ll live. Let’s start with a pretty well-known zip code. People born in the Beverly Hills, 90210 zip code have a life expectancy of 83 years. People born in Compton, 90220, just 22 miles south, are expected to live 76 years…

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Click here to go to The California Endowment’s homepage tile that allows you to check your zip code’s life expectancy