Generations later, redlining impacts how long you will live

There is a 23-year difference in life expectancy between two neighborhoods that are less than 2 miles apart: 65.4 years of age in Buckeye Woodland (high poverty rate and predominantly Black neighborhood) vs. 88.6 years of age in Shaker Heights (predominantly affluent, white community).

Source(s):
Center for Community Solutions from National Center for Health Statistics, 2018