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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 194 physicians per 100,000 population in The Dalles, Oregon. The US average is 210.

The Dalles, Oregon Health Index

Air quality in The Dalles, Oregon is 64 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 The Dalles, Oregon is 60 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 10 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.

  HEALTHThe Dalles, OregonUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  64.358.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  6055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  10.486.9
  Physicians per Cap.  194210
  Health Cost  113100

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Move here only if you want to be stuck 20 years in
After moving to different states quite a few times(x-military) ending up here was a big mistake. The schools are way below average.I never thought I would consider... (read more)
not just a small town
Lived here 17 years, raised children, became part of community. Lots to do in nature! Not much for teens. Great for seniors. Sunny most of year with about 4 weeks of... (read more)
The Dalles
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Move here only if you want to be stuck 20 years in
After moving to different states quite a few times(x-military) ending up here was a big mistake. The schools are way below average.I never thought I would consider... (read more)
not just a small town
Lived here 17 years, raised children, became part of community. Lots to do in nature! Not much for teens. Great for seniors. Sunny most of year with about 4 weeks of... (read more)
The Dalles
Fifteen year implant from from Seattle, don't miss the traffic,rain and gloom. Love the sun, water, picturesque views, history, hiking, cycling, small town parades and... (read more)
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