Fresno, California 

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Health in Fresno, California

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

Fresno air quality is 43. (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.

Fresno water quality is 22. (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.

Fresno Superfund Index is 89. (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 attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 157 physicians per 100,000 population in Fresno. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Fresno commutes 22 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHFresno, CaliforniaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)42.858.4
  Water Quality (100=best)2255
  Superfund Sites (100=best)88.986.9
  Physicians per Cap.157210
  Health Cost104.8100
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    Reviews for Fresno    70 Reviews
    Fresno: a big small town you can afford?? - 2/16/2019
    We have lived in fresno for the past 10 years and it’s definitely a home we love! Pluses are the great theee-season weather(July & Aug are brutally hot like much of... Read More

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    Absolutely terrible - 6/18/2018
    The summers are hot, dry, and brutal. There’s little rain and clouds are rare, the sun just beats down on you. There’s no real culture. You know, major California cities... Read More

    Proverty-Stricken, Unpleasant Area - 5/6/2018
    There's not a lot I can say for Fresno. It's in close proximity to Yosemite National Park, and not too far from the central coast. The winters are mild, and for the past... Read More


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