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The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work, and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.

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Explore Data Spotlights

Data Spotlights unmask differences in opportunity for everyone in a community to thrive. In each installment we will take a key measure, data point, or trend from our research and bring it to life to show the realities of life beyond the numbers and the barriers that prevent many from leading long and healthy lives.

    Digital Redlining

    Digital redlining has compounded inequities facing residents in some of the country's most segregated urban counties. This Data Spotlight examines the historical roots of digital redlining, how lack of broadband access impacts communities and strategies to expand access to it.

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    Children Living in Poverty

    Even in the healthiest counties, nearly 1 in 10 children are living in poverty. This Data Spotlight looks at the healthiest county in each state. It reveals that a greater percentage of Black, Hispanic and Native American children are living in poverty in these communities.

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    Find and compare counties similar to yours based on key demographic, social, and economic indicators.

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    Learn about the science and analysis we use to calculate our Rankings.

    Understand why ranks change and what it may tell you about your community's progress.

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