Concord, CA 

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Health in Concord, CA

Healthcare in Concord, CA is an important issue that impacts the lives of many individuals in the community. Concord is home to several high quality hospitals and medical facilities, including John Muir Medical Center-Concord, Kaiser Permanente, and Sutter Health. These medical centers serve a large population of people with various needs and provide comprehensive care for patients. Additionally, there are numerous clinics and other healthcare providers located throughout the area that offer care to those who may not have access to a larger health organization. The local clinics offer primary medical care, mental health services, preventive health services, specialty care, and other services to ensure that all residents can receive healthcare when needed. Furthermore, there are several public health education programs available to help individuals understand their options for health care coverage in the city. Overall, Concord provides its residents with quality healthcare options and resources.

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.


There are 219 physicians per 100,000 population in Concord. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Concord area is 102.1 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

102.1 / 100

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


The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Concord area is 35 (100=best). The US average is 55.

35 / 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.


The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Concord 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.

Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Concord commutes 33.9 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.


The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Concord area is 55 (100=best). The US average is 58.

55 / 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 Concord    22 Reviews
    A Decent Place to Live - 10/2/2021
    I've lived here for 13 years. Concord has easy access to Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill and is about 25 minutes from Oakland, and 45 minutes from San Francisco.... Read More

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    Great city, very conveniently located in SF area - 10/23/2019
    I moved to Concord 20 years ago and have loved living here. It has a charming central square downtown that hosts farmers markets two days a week. I love the Music &... Read More

    Great suburban city for young families and seniors - 8/3/2019
    We Moved to Concord from the Los Angeles area in 1982 as a young couple starting a family. Concord has been a great place to raise kids. Low crime and great people.... Read More

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