Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center said they have calculated the expected life expectancy for both the zip code and county levels in Texas
A new interactive mapping tool allows users to see average life expectancy for their area by gender and race / ethnicity.
The Westfield area (zip code 77073) is the top of Houston's average life The expected height of the expected height of expectancy, with 90.9 years for women and 88.7 years for men.
The Heights area (zip code 77007) also saw a high life expectancy, based on research data, with 90.6 years for women and 88.1 years for men.
] Outside of Houston, towns like Sugar Land and Pecan Grove in Fort Bend County, Arcola in Brazoria County, and Beach City in Chambers County all had higher than average life expectancy.
Within Harris County, county-level life expectancy was 78.9 years.
According to The study also found white, Hispanic and black women had a longer life expectancy than men of all. The study also found white, Hispanic and black women had a longer life expectancy than men all races throughout the state of Texas.
Read more at UT Southwestern's Texas Life Expectancy Study here .
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