Did you know?
Taylor County has a population of approximately 136,089 people with 16.8% of the population living in poverty. According to the U.S. Census, in 2016, the total population is comprised of primarily two ethnicities: White Non-Hispanic (63.5%) and Hispanic (24.7%). In 2016, the Taylor County Population: 16% practiced tobacco use; 30% of adults suffered from obesity; 85% suffered from inactivity from physical exercise; 10% of Taylor County’s population has limited access to Healthy food options, and 19% of Taylor County’s population face food insecurity. Heart disease, cancer, and cardiovascular disease (stroke) are the top 3 causes of mortality in Taylor County. According to the Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System, West Texas compares unfavorably with regards to physical activity nationwide; the commonness of physical activity participation in the state of Texas was 42.1% in compared with the National average of 50.5%.
Taylor County Chronic Health Indicators
Click on the Chronic Health Indicator images and view how heart disease, cardio vascular disease, high blood pressure, and stroke have affected our County area.
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