Where you live has a big impact on how long you live, a recent analysis of major U.S. metro areas finds. According to our news partners at KTAL NBC 6, those living in Bridgeport, CT and San Francisco have the highest life expectancies. Residents of Honolulu also ranked hi on the list. The Shreveport area, and a few other cities in Louisiana didn’t rank so hot – in fact, Shreveport ranked as one of the cities with the lowest life expectancies.
Here are the 25 metro areas with the lowest life expectancies. The age refers to the average life expectancy at birth for people born in the metro area.
|Rank||Metro area||Avg. life expectancy|
|5||Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||75.2|
|8||Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR||75.6|
|19||Shreveport-Bossier City, LA||76.4|
|23||Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC||76.5|
|24||Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL||76.5|
|25||Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV||76.6|