Do you know how many nuclear power plant reactors are in your state? Is your state rich in volunteers? What's the average home listing price in your state?
Our interactive maps not only give you the stats on interesting and vital information for your state, but also for the rest of the country. It's a report card on life in your state.
Check out 2011’s databanks below.
State Budget Gaps
Percentage of total shortfall in state budget for each state and D.C. in fiscal year 2011
Number of Medicare-certified hospices in each state and D.C. in 2009
Percentage of boomers who volunteered in each state and D.C., 2007-2009
Drivers' Test Scores
Average driving test scores for licensed U.S. drivers in each state and D.C. in 2010
Number of unpaid Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers in each state and D.C., in 2009
Doctors Serving Patients
Number of physicians in patient care in each state and D.C. in 2008.
Food Stamp Help
Number of people on food stamps in each state and D.C. in December 2010.
Cities That Help Keep You Young
Here are the rankings, from ‘youngest’ to ‘oldest’
RealAge, a website cofounded by Michael Roizen, M.D., chief wellness officer of the Cleveland Clinic, and internist Keith Roach of Cornell University’s medical school, analyzed health information from the 50 largest U.S. cities to see whether their residents generally are physically younger or older than their chronological age. Healthy lifestyles meant some cities had residents who were physically at least two years younger than their actual age. See how your city — or one you may be considering for retirement — ranks.
Home Listing Prices
Average home listing price in each state and D.C.
Funding Retirement Pensions
Percentage of public-sector pension plans funded by each state in fiscal year 2009.
En español | The Government Accountability Office advises states to have at least an 80 percent funding level for their pension systems in order to pay retirement money promised to government employees. Thirty-one states fell below that threshold in fiscal year 2009. The interactive map shows the percentage of public-sector pension plans funded by each state.
See also: The end of pensions?
Hispanics in America
Percentage of Hispanic population in each state and D.C. in 2010.
En español | In the last decade, the Hispanic population in the United States surged 43 percent, rising to 50.5 million. The interactive map below shows the percentage of Latinos in each state and D.C. in 2010.
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