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Compare information on your state and the other 49 and D.C. in these interactive maps

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.


See also: Interactive map shows the nation’s financial pain.

State Budget Gaps

Percentage of total shortfall in state budget for each state and D.C. in fiscal year 2011


Hospice Care

Number of Medicare-certified hospices in each state and D.C. in 2009


Boomer Volunteers

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


Alzheimer’s Caregivers

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.


Nuclear Power

Number of operating nuclear plant reactors in each state.



Nuclear power continues to be in the spotlight as Japan's nuclear crisis unfolds. There are 440 operating nuclear reactors in the world; the United States has the most with 104. Here's where they are.

See also: Energy in the year 2020.


Home Listing Prices

Average home listing price in each state and D.C.

En español | The struggling economy and glut of foreclosures are affecting home prices across the country. Here are home listing prices for the week of March 24-30.

See also: State-by-state picture of the nation's financial pain.


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.


See also: 10 milestones in the immigration of Latin Americans.


Higher Learning

The number of community colleges in each state and D.C.

En español | Half of the adults age 50 and older who attend college are enrolled in two-year colleges. Here are the number of community colleges in each state and D.C.


See also: Online classes offer free and easy lessons.


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