Does where you live affect how long you live?

A ZIP code is 5 numbers meant to deliver mail to people—not indicate how long they live. Find out what your zip code says in this article from the Robert Wood Johnson Johnson Foundation.

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Unfortunately, significant gaps in life expectancy persist across many United States cities and towns. The latest data reveals differences down to the census tract level, even for residents just a few miles or blocks apart. Explore how life expectancy in America compares with life expectancy in your area, and resources to help everyone have the opportunity to live a longer, healthier life.

USALEEP is a joint effort of the National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. To access life expectancy estimates for your neighborhood, visit


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