Health in Washington, District of Columbia
Cost of Living,
There are 705 physicians per 100,000 population in Washington, DC. The US average is 261.
Washington, DC Health Index
Air quality in Washington, DC is 7 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). This is based on ozone alert days and number of pollutants in the air, as reported by the EPA.
Water quality in Washington, DC is 40 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators.
Superfund index is 90 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). This is upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts.
Washington Health SperlingViews
Work work work: I grew up in the suburbs and have been living and working in DC for the past 7 years. The pace of life is very fast, and everyone seems to work a... (read more)City living: Some people refer to living 'inside the Beltway' as if it's a bad thing- but they don't know what they are missing. The worst of the traffic, for a start: if you live... (read more)Rich People, Poor People...30 Years in DC Area: Someone rightly called the DC area a madhouse! It's tragic because DC is so beautiful. The physical comfort of the city is amazing, when I travel, I can't wait to get... (read more)Have an opinion about Washington? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Washington Click Here