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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 326 physicians per 100,000 population in St. Louis, Missouri. The US average is 210.

St. Louis, Missouri Health Index

Air quality in St. Louis, Missouri is 39 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 St. Louis, 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 97 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.


  HEALTHSt. Louis, MissouriUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  39.358.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  2055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  97.186.9
  Physicians per Cap.  326210
  Health Cost  99.7100

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  2/11/2017
Undiscovered Gem

So much culture, either completely free or very low cost, and of a quality that you would expect in a much larger city. Major food city, James Beard award winners every... (Read More)

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  7/27/2016
ST Louis is The worst place to live. EVER!!!!!!!!!

ST Louis is The worst place to live, especially if you have young children. Your children 3+? you Ok, but there is only so many times you can go to the zoo, Magic... (Read More)

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  4/13/2015
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Best kept secret. Incredibly affordable and accessable. Beautiful neighborhoods with tree lined streets and quality historic brick homes. Art galleries, theatre and live... (Read More)

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