Let’s Get Morbid and Heavily Analyze Deaths in North Dakota Since 1980
If you love death, you’re going to love this interactive map.
The website FiveThirtyEight put together a map that shows how many people died in every county in the US from 1980 through 2014.
You can break down the numbers even further to see the leading cause of death in every county of that same time period.
For what it’s worth, in 2014, Sioux County Iowa had one of the highest death rates per 100,000 people in the country according to the report. There were, 1,600 deaths per 100,000 people in 2014 in Sioux County according to the data.
If you want to have some fun with mortality, here’s the interactive map you can play around with.