Palos Verdes Estates, California 

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Health in Palos Verdes Estates, California

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

Palos Verdes Estates air quality is 73. (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.

Palos Verdes Estates water quality is 52. (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.

Palos Verdes Estates Superfund Index is 95. (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 211 physicians per 100,000 population in Palos Verdes Estates. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Palos Verdes Estates commutes 35 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHPalos Verdes Estates, CaliforniaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)73.358.4
  Water Quality (100=best)5255
  Superfund Sites (100=best)9586.9
  Physicians per Cap.211210
  Health Cost93.3100
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    Reviews for Palos Verdes Estates    3 Reviews
    Living in Palos Verdes Estates, California - 2/17/2009
    Palos Verdes Estates California is one of the best places to live in California. Beginning with the weather: since we are on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, the city is... Read More

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    Palos Verdes Estates-It can't get better than that - 1/30/2008
    Palos Verdes Estates is one of the best kept secrets in the world. Who would have dreamed of living in a georgeous area, where you can take long strolls above the... Read More

    Palos Verdes Estates - 7/7/2007
    Great place to live, clean air and fantastic ocean views. Cons: ... Read More


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