Special Report

Places Most Vulnerable to Disaster

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45. Starr County, TX
> Population with at least three risk factors: 41.2%
> Median household income: $30,931 (#3,093 highest out of 3,221)
> Uninsured: 33.4% (# 10 highest out of 3,221)
> Pct. population over 65: 11.3% (#3,123 highest out of 3,221)
> Population: 64,032

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44. Wolfe County, KY
> Population with at least three risk factors: 41.7%
> Median household income: $22,292 (#3,156 highest out of 3,221)
> Uninsured: 1.2% (#3,218 highest out of 3,221)
> Pct. population over 65: 19.3% (#1,462 highest out of 3,221)
> Population: 7,188

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43. Tallahatchie County, MS
> Population with at least three risk factors: 41.7%
> Median household income: $30,433 (#3,103 highest out of 3,221)
> Uninsured: 14.1% (#493 highest out of 3,221)
> Pct. population over 65: 15.2% (#2,647 highest out of 3,221)
> Population: 14,041

42. Bennett County, SD
> Population with at least three risk factors: 41.8%
> Median household income: $41,887 (#2,663 highest out of 3,221)
> Uninsured: 23.9% (# 54 highest out of 3,221)
> Pct. population over 65: 12.4% (#3,038 highest out of 3,221)
> Population: 3,430

41. Hardeman County, TX
> Population with at least three risk factors: 41.9%
> Median household income: $47,188 (#2,211 highest out of 3,221)
> Uninsured: 13.1% (#627 highest out of 3,221)
> Pct. population over 65: 22.5% (#637 highest out of 3,221)
> Population: 25,247

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