Fayetteville, Arkansas 

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Health in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Health is ranked on a scale of 1 (worst) to 100 (best).

Fayetteville air quality is 56. (The US average is 58.)
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.

Fayetteville water quality is 56. (The US average is 55.)
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.

Fayetteville Superfund Index is 99. (The US average is 87.)
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 attentin paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 205 physicians per 100,000 population in Fayetteville. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Fayetteville commutes 24 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
AIR QUALITY DISEASE RISK

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  HEALTHFayetteville, ArkansasUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)5658.4
  Water Quality (100=best)5655
  Superfund Sites (100=best)98.986.9
  Physicians per Cap.205210
  Health Cost90.1100
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    Reviews for Fayetteville    43 Reviews
    5th Best Places to Live in the USA! - 8/8/2018
    It depends upon one's perspective in/on life (I lived in Rogers AR for a few years; it's just north but within the same urban sprawl). U.S. News analyzed the 125 most... Read More

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    Arkansas is fattening - 3/27/2018
    I have been gone from Arkansas for quite a few years now. I lived there for several years, years ago. Prior to moving there, my weight was slightly above a healthy... Read More

    Super cheap - 11/1/2017
    I’ve lived in Fayetteville about five years now and I’m 60. Rent, real estate, and most everything else is very cheap here. It's clean. The crime rate is low. The... Read More


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