Select a New Section:


Health

Download .xls

  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 229 physicians per 100,000 population in Austin, Texas. The US average is 210.

Austin, Texas Health Index

Air quality in Austin, Texas is 58 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 Austin, Texas is 80 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.

  HEALTHAustin, TexasUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  57.858.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  8055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  99.486.9
  Physicians per Cap.  229210
  Health Cost  101.1100

  HEALTH MAP

Please Sign up or Log In to use maps.

OR

Reviews for Austin


Unknown
Austin

Star Rating Not a fan. Not for me. Just okay. Great place. The best place.
Mouse over the stars for your rating and click to rate.
Start Your Review of Austin, TX


  10/24/2016
You MUST be a walking stereotype-and a Texan

Sighs....where to begin.....I've spent time in 46 states and a few other countries. Bi-racial, son of immigrants. I've NEVER encountered so many stereotypical people IN...

 22

 7

  8/19/2016
The lustre has worn off

Lived here for 8 years from '06-'14. Loved it the first 3 years then it became just okay. I survived the Great Recession here relatively unscathed, so for that I am...

 7

 11

  8/9/2016
Epitome of Overrated

Don't move here, and I'm not saying that because I want to keep this place so supposedly cool. I'm saying it because it is incredibly overrated, and it just might (if...

 9

 9



Side-by-Side Comparison

Compare Austin, Texas to any other place in the USA.

Select a New Section: