Green Valley, Arizona 

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Health in Green Valley, 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 259 physicians per 100,000 population in Green Valley. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Green Valley area is 84.3 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

84.3 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Green Valley area is 48 (100=best). The US average is 55.

48 / 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 Green Valley area is 94 (100=best). The US average is 87.

94 / 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 Green Valley commutes 21.3 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

AIR QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Green Valley area is 73 (100=best). The US average is 58.

73 / 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 Green Valley    10 Reviews
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    Wonderful community - 5/5/2021
    We decided on Green Valley for retirement after deciding against Las Vegas, northern AZ, and other 55 and over communities like Saddlebrooke and Quail Creek primarily... Read More

    Green Valley, AZ... Not all it’s cracked up to be - 9/28/2020
    My wife and I have lived here since 2016. Since GV is populated with oldsters we had thought it would be a welcoming community. Thinking neighbors would bring over... Read More


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