According to figures compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, 1,020 people died in Preston County in the years 1999-2001. The county death rate was 12 per thousand people, compared with 12 per thousand people statewide.
During the same period, 213 people died from cancer. The county death rate from cancer was 2.4 per thousand people, compared with 2.7 per thousand statewide.
A reported 18 people died in motor vehicle accidents.
The average age of people living in Preston County at the time of the 2000 census was 38.9, compared with 39.0 statewide and 36.2 nationwide.
More info about Tunnelton:
Send us your corrections and additions