Health in Silver Spring, Maryland
Cost of Living,
There are 632 physicians per 100,000 population in Silver Spring, MD. The US average is 261.
Silver Spring, MD Health Index
Air quality in Silver Spring, MD is 43 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 Silver Spring, MD is 50 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators.
Superfund index is 99 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.
Silver Spring Health SperlingViews
City renovations in Silver Spring, MD improve qual: QOL is getting better with the renovation of the downtown area with shops and restaurants in a central walking mall. Diversity is increasing in the population with many... (read more)Oasis from DC: Silver Spring has several quiet neighborhoods with tall trees and nice neighbors, and very close to DC for those who need an oasis from the... (read more)Great location if you can afford it: Silver Spring has a diverse population, good schools, and a convenient location between DC & Baltimore. Unfortunately the cost of living is extremely... (read more)Have an opinion about Silver Spring? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Silver Spring Click Here