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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 205 physicians per 100,000 population in Kansas City, Missouri. The US average is 210.

Kansas City, Missouri Health Index

Air quality in Kansas City, Missouri is 52 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). This is based on new measures of hazardous air pollutants from the EPA, called the National Air Toxics Assessment. This analysis models respiratory illness and cancer risk down to the zip code level, providing better detail and insight than the previous analysis based solely on results from air monitoring stations.

Water quality in Kansas City, Missouri is 20 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). Note that this is a measure of Watershed quality, not the water that comes from your faucet. The EPA has stated that a healthy watershed is closely related to drinking water quality. The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators such as pH, chemicals, metals, and bacteria.

Superfund index is 90 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). The EPA’s Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of our nation’s most contaminated land. Our index is based on the number of active Superfund sites (over 15,000 in the United States), with particular attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


  HEALTHKansas City, MissouriUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  51.958.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  2055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  89.586.9
  Physicians per Cap.  205210
  Health Cost  96.4100

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  1/1/2017
Not a safe place to live

Have lived in Kansas City metro area most of my life, but I'm currently relocating. Violent crime is on the rise in K.C., 126 homicides in 2016, the deadliest in 8... (Read More)

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  4/11/2016
Kansas City

Kansas City is a steadily improving city that stradles the border of two states Missouri and Kansas. Not only is the west side booming, to the east there is Blue... (Read More)

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  10/11/2015
People

Let me be short here, people here are very un-friendly, very predigest, very, very, very RUDE and will back stab you in a minute. Horrible, horrible place to live... (Read More)

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