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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 154 physicians per 100,000 population in Mesquite, Nevada. The US average is 210.

Mesquite, Nevada Health Index

Air quality in Mesquite, Nevada is 72 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 Mesquite, Nevada is 70 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 99 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.


  HEALTHMesquite, NevadaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  71.558.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  7055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  9986.9
  Physicians per Cap.  154210
  Health Cost  106.1100

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  2/12/2015
Best climate to live in

I live in Mesquite, Nevada. I hear all these glorious reviews and need to set the record straight. Yes, Mesquite is clean n beautiful to Look at. the negatives need to... (Read More)

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  1/9/2014
Mesquite is a superior place to live

I love Mesquite. It's sunny most of the time. It stays warmer than St. George and has a lower cost of living than most of the alternative retirement communities around.... (Read More)

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  2/6/2012
Mesquite is growing again!

We live in Del Webb Sun City Mesquite, NV. My husband and I are retired and are having the time of our lives. We wake up to beautiful panoramic mountains that turn... (Read More)

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