Health in Ithaca, New York
Cost of Living,
There are 246 physicians per 100,000 population in Ithaca, NY. The US average is 261.
Ithaca, NY Health Index
Air quality in Ithaca, NY is 83 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). This is based on ozone alert days and number of pollutants in the air, as reported by the EPA.
Water quality in Ithaca, NY is 71 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators.
Superfund index is 90 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). This is upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts.
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