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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 259 physicians per 100,000 population in New Jersey, New Jersey. The US average is 210.

New Jersey, New Jersey Health Index

Air quality in New Jersey, New Jersey is 53 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 New Jersey, New Jersey is 20 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 14 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.


  HEALTHNew Jersey, New JerseyUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  53.258.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  2055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  1486.9
  Physicians per Cap.  259210
  Health Cost  103.1100

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  2/14/2016
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  9/12/2015
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I live in Linden. Ilook at Sperling's reviews often. I like Linden.However how can Linden's air quality go from 24 to 92.2 in one year? Did they tear down the refineries... (Read More)

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  9/8/2015
Cowboy over a Barrel

Taxes, taxes and more taxes.. They have yet to come up with a tax to breath the filthy air. Property taxes are a rip off! And you can not win with the school mob or... (Read More)

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