NY Last Place

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Wherever we decide to live has a big impact on how long we actually stay live, according to an analysis of major U.S. metro areas. 

While people born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, can expect to live around 83 years on average, natives of Jackson, Mississippi, have lives that are 8.6 years shorter, according to a MoneyGeek report.

The Bronx, for example ranks #62 of 62 counties in New York  https://www.countyhealthrankings.org/explore-health-rankings/new-york/b…

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This study isn’t the first to connect location with longevity. Researchers at Stanford and MIT found that moving to the Northeast, California, and parts of Florida even after age 65 could grow people’s remaining life expectancy by as much as 5 percent.

The report analyzed 119 metro areas with populations of 250,000 or more using data from the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute’s county health rankings. Researchers found the coastal lifestyle appears to be good for longevity: 6 of the top 10 metros for life expectancy are in California or Florida.

Fogetaboutit.. Should we get the hell out of NY?

On the other hand, Six places in Onondaga County NY had median family incomes of more than $100,000 during the five-year period from 2017 to 2021, according to new census data.  https://www.syracuse.com/data/2023/01/what-are-nys-wealthiest-places-we…