Englewood, CO is a vibrant city that takes pride in its commitment to healthcare. The city is home to several local hospitals and medical facilities, ensuring residents have access to the highest quality of care. In addition, Englewood has implemented several initiatives aimed at improving the health of its citizens. These include initiatives such as community-run programs that provide physical activity and nutrition education, health screenings for seniors, and resources for mental health services. These efforts demonstrate how much Englewood values the wellbeing of its citizens and works hard to ensure they have access to the necessary resources for healthy living.
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 267 physicians per 100,000 population in Englewood. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
HEALTH COST INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Englewood area is 98.2 (lower=better). The US average is 100.
98.2 / 100
Example: 110 = 10% more expensive than national average.
WATER QUALITY INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Englewood area is 86 (100=best). The US average is 55.
86 / 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.
The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Englewood area is 96 (100=best). The US average is 87.
96 / 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.
Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Englewood commutes 25.2 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 Englewood area is 29 (100=best). The US average is 58.
29 / 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 Englewood 4 Reviews
I took a job there myself last year, but now moved again for work back in CA. The proximity to the Mountains is hard to beat, along with all the city stuff to do. The... Read More
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Englewood -- hard to define
Englewood is a sprawling suburb of Denver that only seems to exist because the U.S. Postal Service says it does. While there is (I think) an Englewood city hall... Read More
Englewood's location is great. Close enough to Denver to experience the city and not too far out in suburbia. There is a large variety of communities in and around... Read More