Carlsbad, California 

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Health in Carlsbad, California

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 233 physicians per 100,000 population in Carlsbad. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Carlsbad area is 85.4 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

85.4 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Carlsbad area is 75 (100=best). The US average is 55.

75 / 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 Carlsbad 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 Carlsbad commutes 28.0 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 Carlsbad area is 66 (100=best). The US average is 58.

66 / 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 Carlsbad    36 Reviews
    Overrated - 6/18/2020
    This is the worst place I've ever lived and I've lived in hundreds of places. The weather is horrible. One day it's hot the next day it's cold. You can't even keep your... Read More

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    We're Never Leaving - 5/16/2020
    We have lived here for 13 years and raised 3 kids in a great family-friendly area. Great weather, no crime, beautiful beaches, and lagoon, not densely populated. Along... Read More

    Carlsbad Rocks - 4/19/2020
    We have been in Carlsbad for three years, and we could not be happier with our choice. The weather is perfect--all year. In the LaCosta area where we live there is a... Read More


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