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County Explorer April Update: Populations, Hospitals and more

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New data in April

10%

Most Populous Counties

10% of the U.S. population lives in the five most populous counties.

13%

Least Populous Counties

13% of the U.S. population lives in the 2,120 counties with fewer than 50,000 residents.

63%

County Jail Populations

63% of county-supported hospitals are rural.

40%

Drug Poisoning Deaths

40% or more counties in West Virginia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Arizona and New Hampshire have at least 21 drug poisoning deaths per 100,000 individuals.

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