El Dorado Hills, California 

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Health in El Dorado Hills, 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 192 physicians per 100,000 population in El Dorado Hills. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the El Dorado Hills area is 87.1 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the El Dorado Hills area is 50 (100=best). The US average is 55.

50 / 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 El Dorado Hills area is 97 (100=best). The US average is 87.

97 / 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 El Dorado Hills commutes 31.1 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 El Dorado Hills area is 59 (100=best). The US average is 58.

59 / 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 El Dorado Hills    8 Reviews
    The land of milk and honey - 8/28/2018
    I just moved up here from the bay area and I cannot believe the differences in many ways: The first is the air quality - we can breathe! My son has severe asthma and... Read More

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    High School Drugs - 9/9/2015
    El Dorado Hills is a nice place to live and there are a lot of Neo-Rich folks here if you like that kind of crowd. But be warned if you are a parent with high school... Read More

    Outstanding Public Schools - 10/3/2012
    El Dorado Hills has outstanding public schools. Definitely a great reason to live in this Sacramento Metro Area... Read More


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