Does where you live affect how long you live?

A zip code is 5 numbers meant to give mail to people—not indicate how long they live. Find out the how the average life expectancy in America compares with life expectancy in your area, and learn how RWJF is working to reduce health disparities and help ensure that everyone in America has the opportunity to live a healthier life.

Does Where You Live Affect How long You Live?

The average life expectancy in America is 75.6 years for Men and 80.7 years for Women. Find out how your community is performing—enter your zip code below to see the average life expectancy in your area.

National Average Life Expectancy Your zipcode is located in
75.6 Men
80.7 Women

*Some ZIP codes cross counties and are assigned to the county in which the most households in the ZIP code are located.

*The county data are calculated using 5 years' worth of data. Source: Life expectancy data -- Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2013.



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