A North-South Divide


According to these maps compiled by the Huffington Post from various sources such as the US Department of Labor, USDA and Gallup, living in the Southern US isn’t all the rosy. Compared to Northern states Southern states have higher poverty rates, lower minimum wages, higher rates of obesity, decreased access to affordable health care…just to name some of the few health disparities.

Read the article and check out the maps here.

Juhi Mawla, Intern, gis@vertices.com