So just how long will you live? And can where you live help answer the question?
Using census data compiled by the USALEEP project, WUSA9 mapped out average life expectancies for all of D.C., Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.
Read more about our coverage of the disparities we found here, and check out the interactive map below:
Jordan Fischer is an investigative reporters with WUSA9's Special Assignment Unit. Follow him on Twitter at @JordanOnRecord.