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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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  HEALTH COMMENTS
  
Boom town gone bust
Now that this Nevada desert boom town has long gone bust, those who can afford to leave by realizing an incredibly depleted equity in property values are packing up and... (read more)
Mesquite quality of life....
Lived here for a total of 3 yrs. Declining economy, astoundingly high gasoline prices, substandard medical care and people in the area seem to be there as they can't... (read more)
You get what you pay for
Mesquite is a beautiful, clean, safe & new city. Housing costs seem average- not high for this part of the country. Compared to California, it is a steal! Most all of... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Boom town gone bust
Now that this Nevada desert boom town has long gone bust, those who can afford to leave by realizing an incredibly depleted equity in property values are packing up and... (read more)
Mesquite quality of life....
Lived here for a total of 3 yrs. Declining economy, astoundingly high gasoline prices, substandard medical care and people in the area seem to be there as they can't... (read more)
You get what you pay for
Mesquite is a beautiful, clean, safe & new city. Housing costs seem average- not high for this part of the country. Compared to California, it is a steal! Most all of... (read more)
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