Redding, California 

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Health in Redding, 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 232 physicians per 100,000 population in Redding. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Redding area is 101.6 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

101.6 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Redding area is 43 (100=best). The US average is 55.

43 / 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 Redding area is 90 (100=best). The US average is 87.

90 / 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 Redding commutes 16.8 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

AIR QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Redding area is 50 (100=best). The US average is 58.

50 / 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 Redding    60 Reviews
    Don't move here! - 3/16/2021
    I retired to Redding 6 years ago and I can truthfully say that I made a huge mistake. If you are looking to move to an area that has; thriving arts scene, gourmet... Read More

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    REDDING RANKED BY U-HUAL for TOP GROWTH CITIES!!!! - 2/10/2021
    REDDING RANKED 16TH IN 2020 BY U- HAUL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AS GROWTH CITIES. Awesome place, Up and Coming! Construction is booming! Last affordable place in California.... Read More

    Redding -- A small city on the rise - 11/13/2020
    I've lived in Redding for 10+ years and the city has made great strides to showcase it's true identity. Redding has endless outdoor recreation opportunities (national... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN REDDING, CALIFORNIA
    96003 96001 96002


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