Arts funding (Dollars per person of state funds spent on arts)
Annual rainfall (inches)
% clear days in the area
Snowfall (average in inches)
High temp in July ° F
Low temp in Jan ° F
Life expectancy (men/women)
Has health plan (% of residents)
Diabetes rates (% of residents diagnosed)
Hypertension rates (% of residents diagnosed)
Geriatric doctors (per 100,000 population)
Cancer doctors (per 100,000)
Radiologists (per 100,000)
Heart doctors (per 100,000)
Meet the neighbors
Completed at least some college (% of residents)
Racial diversity index (100 is national average; higher numbers indicate greater diversity)
**Elder-care services refer to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Data from Total Living Choices.
(3) Crime incidences are estimates based on FBI 2005 Universal Crime and incidence reports, OnBoard Analysis.
(I) Income tax notes:
These states allow personal exemption or standard deductions as provided in the IRC. Utah allows a personal exemption equal to three-fourths the federal exemptions. The tax brackets reported are for single individuals. For married taxpayers, the same rates apply to income brackets ranging from $51,200 to $336,551. An additional $300 personal exemption is allowed for joint returns or unmarried head of households.