Healthy Life Expectancy In The 50 States – Where Does Your State Rank?

Researchers found that the average American born today can expect to live 67.7 years illness and injury-free, a healthy life expectancy average that’s just 2.4 years longer than it was in 1990.Here’s the full list, in order from longest healthy life expectancy to shortest*.

Minnesota – 70.3 years
Hawaii – 70.1 years
California – 69.9 years
Washington – 69.1 years
Vermont – 69 years
Connecticut – 69 years
Iowa – 68.9 years
Massachusetts – 68.9 years
Colorado – 68.9 years
New Jersey – 68.8 years

North Dakota – 68.8 years
Nebraska – 68.8 years
Wisconsin – 68.6 years
New Hampshire – 68.5 years
New York – 68.5 years
South Dakota – 68.4 years
Oregon – 68.4 years
Illinois – 68.3 years
Utah – 68.2 years
Rhode Island 68.1 years

Maine – 68 years
Maryland – 68 years
Virginia – 68 years
Florida – 67.9 years
Idaho – 67.9 years
Kansas – 67.8 years
Arizona – 67.7 years
Montana – 67.7 years
Texas – 67.4 years
Wyoming – 67.4 years

Washington, DC – 67.4 years
North Carolina – 67.4 years
Alaska – 67.3 years
Delaware – 67.2 years
Michigan – 67 years
Nevada – 66.9 years
Pennsylvania – 66.8 years
Georgia – 66.6 years
Missouri – 66.5 years
New Mexico – 66.3 years

Ohio – 66.1 years
Indiana – 66 years
South Carolina – 65.8 years
Arkansas – 65.5 years
Tennessee – 65.4 years
Louisiana – 65 years
Mississippi – 64.9 years
Alabama – 64.6 years
Oklahoma – 64.5 years
Kentucky – 64.3 years
West Virginia – 63.8 years

*This list includes Washington DC, which is why there are 51 entries.