Gilbert, Arizona 

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Health in Gilbert, Arizona

The health of a city has many different factors. It can refer to air quality, water quality, risk of getting respiratory disease or cancer. The people you live around can also affect your health as some places have lower or higher rates of physical activity, increased alcohol intake, smoking, obesity, and cancer rates.


PHYSICIANS PER CAPITA

There are 201 physicians per 100,000 population in Gilbert. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Gilbert area is 101.6 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

101.6 / 100

Example: 110 = 10% more expensive than national average.


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Gilbert area is 65 (100=best). The US average is 55.

65 / 100

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

The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Gilbert area is 96 (100=best). The US average is 87.

96 / 100

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.


QUICK FACTS
Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Gilbert commutes 27.7 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

AIR QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Gilbert area is 62 (100=best). The US average is 58.

62 / 100

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.

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    Reviews for Gilbert    41 Reviews
    Thoughts from a Midwest Transplant - 5/27/2019
    The reason I chose to write a review is because, while a few were indeed quite concise & accurate (looking at you, J.T.), some were astonishingly biased and/or isolated... Read More

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    Lived in Gilbert for 4 years now & love it - 6/29/2018
    Great community for families, couples, retirees and anyone looking for a safe, friendly, clean suburb with shopping, restaurants and a growing economy. The Town... Read More

    Gilbert AZ a wonderful place to live - 4/12/2017
    A family friendly town with great schools and low crime. The people are friendly, there's plenty of shopping, and easy commute to Phoenix etc. We have experienced a... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN GILBERT, ARIZONA
    85234 85295 85296 85233 85297 85298

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