Stockton, California 

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Health in Stockton, 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 134 physicians per 100,000 population in Stockton. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Stockton area is 96.0 (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 Stockton 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.


SUPERFUND INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Stockton area is 92 (100=best). The US average is 87.

92 / 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 Stockton commutes 29.0 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 Stockton area is 48 (100=best). The US average is 58.

48 / 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 Stockton    38 Reviews
    Screw Stockton. - 10/31/2020
    Since living here, i have been subjected to several hate crimes, and for NO REASON. spent week at french camp county hospital, after being beaten in a coma by group of... Read More

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    Stockton - Good if you live in the right area - 6/9/2020
    I’ve lived in Stockton, CA for 10 of the last 11 years. I’ve lived in Sacramento, Vacaville, Los Angeles and Monterey in California. I’ve also lived in Duluth, Minnesota... Read More

    Absolutely horrible place to raise a family - 2/12/2020
    I have lived in Stockton for most my adult life. It is a HORRIBLE place to raise your kids. The crime is so bad that people don't walk around the neighborhoods. The town... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA
    95206, 95207, 95209, 95210, 95205, 95219, 95204, 95212, 95203, 95202, ... 11 more


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