City Maps

Neighborhoods that are in close proximity may have shocking life expectancy disparities.

    • September 11, 2015

Short Distances to Large Gaps in Health

Across America, babies born just a few miles apart have dramatic differences in life expectancy. The following maps display show life expectancy values alongside common geographic landmarks such as subway stops and highway exits to show how opportunities to lead a long and healthy life can vary dramatically, by neighborhood, in communities across the United States.

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A collection of maps illustrating large life expectancy gaps produced by Virginia Commonwealth University Center on Society and Health.

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