Sometimes our Top 10 lists come with a story. This one comes with an arrest.
Alaska’s Aleutians East Borough has the highest concentration of foreign-born people, at 63% of all people being born in another country.
Kalawao is the least populous, and oldest age county in the nation. Until 1969, Kalawao was the site of the Kalaupapa Settlement, a leper colony.
There’s a concentration of obese adults in the Deep South. Conversely, there’s a dearth of obesity in the Mountain West.
Usually, when we have these top-ten lists, we look at the percentages, since regardless of the indicator, raw numbers often just give us the most populous areas. The most populous counties, for instance, are Los Angeles, CA; Cook (Chicago), IL; Harris (Houston), TX; Maricopa (Phoenix), AZ; etc., and when these show up as the top […]