Health Department shows life expectancy by zip code in Kansas City, Mo.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Health Department released the average life expectancy based on your zip code in Kansas City, Mo. 

It shows people living in six inner city zip codes have an average life expectancy of 70 to 72 years. 

If you live up north, or just south of the Plaza, you'll likely live 13 years longer. 

The Health Department said the most common causes of death are cancer, heart disease, chronic lower respiratory, stroke and mental disease. The two leading causes of death within the community are cancer and heart disease. 

Check out your projected life expectancy in the graphic above. Would you consider moving to have a higher life expectancy? 

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