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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 59 physicians per 100,000 population in Pahrump, Nevada. The US average is 210.

Pahrump, Nevada Health Index

Air quality in Pahrump, Nevada is 86 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 Pahrump, Nevada is 47 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 86 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.

  HEALTHPahrump, NevadaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  85.858.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  4755
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  8686.9
  Physicians per Cap.  59210
  Health Cost  99.7100

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First Pahrump visit
During a recent trip to Las Vegas we decided to take the drive to Pahrump. It is a few years before retirement and looking for a low cost area, but close enough to a... (read more)
re: It takes a certain personality to live in Pahr
Good review! I heard its windy there?? I like to hike a lot, work outside and ride my mountain bike and am looking for a place that's not too windy. (I'll be up in... (read more)
re: It takes a certain personality to live in Pahr
Good and detailed analysis of Pahrump. Yes, the shopping is pretty bad, but Smith's has all the food you can... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
First Pahrump visit
During a recent trip to Las Vegas we decided to take the drive to Pahrump. It is a few years before retirement and looking for a low cost area, but close enough to a... (read more)
re: It takes a certain personality to live in Pahr
Good review! I heard its windy there?? I like to hike a lot, work outside and ride my mountain bike and am looking for a place that's not too windy. (I'll be up in... (read more)
re: It takes a certain personality to live in Pahr
Good and detailed analysis of Pahrump. Yes, the shopping is pretty bad, but Smith's has all the food you can... (read more)
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