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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 275 physicians per 100,000 population in Vermont, Vermont. The US average is 210.

Vermont, Vermont Health Index

Air quality in Vermont, Vermont is 83 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 Vermont, Vermont is 64 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 98 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.

  HEALTHVermont, VermontUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  83.158.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  6455
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  97.986.9
  Physicians per Cap.  275210
  Health Cost  104.7100

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  HEALTH COMMENTS
  
Burlington, VT
Burlington is a safe and lively place to live; including the metro area the population is medium sized. Employment is only mediocre and the winters are long and cold.... (read more)
Vermont is a State of Mind
I first moved to Vermont late 1968. I moved out of state in '71 to the Bay Area, CA and after 5 years I moved to southern MN. I finally returned to VT in 1979. It is... (read more)
Reasons to Move to Vermont
Even though a Vermont town couldn't make the charts for one of the most romantic cities, the state in general makes the top ten economically. It has the lowest pupil to... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Burlington, VT
Burlington is a safe and lively place to live; including the metro area the population is medium sized. Employment is only mediocre and the winters are long and cold.... (read more)
Vermont is a State of Mind
I first moved to Vermont late 1968. I moved out of state in '71 to the Bay Area, CA and after 5 years I moved to southern MN. I finally returned to VT in 1979. It is... (read more)
Reasons to Move to Vermont
Even though a Vermont town couldn't make the charts for one of the most romantic cities, the state in general makes the top ten economically. It has the lowest pupil to... (read more)
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