Conway, Arkansas 

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Health in Conway, Arkansas

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 115 physicians per 100,000 population in Conway. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Conway area is 86.4 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

86.4 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Conway area is 79 (100=best). The US average is 55.

79 / 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 Conway area is 98 (100=best). The US average is 87.

98 / 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 Conway commutes 20.2 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 Conway area is 42 (100=best). The US average is 58.

42 / 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 Conway    13 Reviews
    Humid!! - 6/20/2015
    I have been a resident in Conway most of my life. Conway is a nice college town. The humidity can be really intense at times. Summers can be quite miserable with high... Read More

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    Housing is Affordable; watch out for personal prop - 9/4/2014
    We moved to Conway from the Dallas, Texas area in 2010. Housing is more affordable here in Conway due to the dramatically lower real estate taxes. There are many more... Read More

    Conway, AR is hard to beat by any measure - 5/6/2010
    It is young - 26.8 median age It is smart - 3 colleges, 36% of the pop has a college degree It is affordable - 86.3 index It is convenient - 30 minutes from LR.... Read More


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