Mercer County 15th Healthiest County In Illinois

Mercer County is in the top 20 when it comes to the Illinois’ healthiest counties. Mercer County is ranked 15th out of 102 Illinois counties in a report released by the Robert Wood Foundation at the University of Wisconsin. The rankings point to a number of factors, like health behaviors, education, socio-economic status, access to health providers, and housing quality. Woodford County comes in as the healthiest in Illinois. Alexander County is southern Illinois comes in last.