According to figures compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, 951 people died in Snyder County in the years 1999-2001. The county death rate was 8 per thousand people, compared with 11 per thousand people statewide.
During the same period, 223 people died from cancer. The county death rate from cancer was 2 per thousand people, compared with 2.5 per thousand statewide.
A reported 13 people died in motor vehicle accidents.
The average age of people living in Snyder County at the time of the 2000 census was 37.6, compared with 38.5 statewide and 36.2 nationwide.
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