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State-by-State Likelihood of Living to Be 100

December 11, 1987|United Press International

The following is a list of all 50 states, ranked by the number of lifetime residents per 100,000 that the National Center for Health Statistics projects have a chance to live 100 years:

1. Hawaii, 1,713.

2. Minnesota, 1,444.

3. South Dakota, 1,392.

4. Iowa, 1,379.

5. Nebraska, 1,364.

6. North Dakota, 1,362.

7. Kansas, 1,339.

8. Florida, 1,336.

9. Idaho, 1,329.

10. Arizona, 1,317.

11. Washington, 1,312.

12. Colorado, 1,303.

13. Oregon, 1,300.

14. Utah, 1,282.

15. New Mexico, 1,270.

16. Connecticut, 1,256.

17. Wisconsin, 1,255.

18. California, 1,248.

19. Vermont, 1,218.

20. (tie) New Hampshire, 1,200; Rhode Island, 1,200.

22. Montana, 1,197.

23. Maine, 1,190.

24. Arkansas, 1,183.

25. Texas, 1,177.

26. Oklahoma, 1,162.

27. Wyoming, 1,151.

28. North Carolina, 1,141.

29. Tennessee, 1,128.

30. Missouri, 1,125.

31. Virginia, 1,096.

32. Michigan, 1,074.

33. New York, 1,071.

34. Indiana, 1,073.

35. Georgia, 1,069.

36. South Carolina, 1,067.

37. Maryland, 1,062.

38. (tie) Delaware, 1,057; Illinois, 1,057.

40. Alabama, 1,047.

41. New Jersey, 1,044.

42. Ohio, 1,043.

43. Mississippi, 1,033.

44. Kentucky, 1,018.

45. West Virginia, 1,012.

46. Pennsylvania, 1,009.

47. Nevada, 1,004.

48. Louisiana, 994.

49. District of Columbia, 948.

50. Alaska, 941.

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