Where Americans Live Longest — and Die Earliest

51. Mississippi

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Average life expectancy: 74.7 years

The Magnolia State landed at the bottom of the list. The average life expectancy for those born in Mississippi is 6.5 years less than those born in the state that tops the rankings. It’s the only state with an average life expectancy below 75 years.

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