Health in Ottumwa, Iowa
Cost of Living,
There are 197 physicians per 100,000 population in Ottumwa, IA. The US average is 261.
Ottumwa, IA Health Index
Air quality in Ottumwa, IA is 85 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 Ottumwa, IA is 60 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.
Ottumwa Health SperlingViews
Ottumwa - Pros/Cons: Pros:
1. Extremely low cost of living and housing
2. Affordable place to live
1. High crime rate
2. Very poor school system
3. Economically depressed
4.... (read more)re: ottumwa is ok - 1/7/2008: You can live like a king on 12 an hour but the problem is the only job that will pay you over 5 or 6 is the meat packing plant.
No jobs nothing to do and no culture... (read more)ottumwa is ok: ottumwa is wierd everybody here claims to hate it but once they move away they miss it and soon return. yes the summers are hot and the winters are cold but its really... (read more)Have an opinion about Ottumwa? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Ottumwa Click Here