Pueblo, Colorado 

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Health in Pueblo, Colorado

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 225 physicians per 100,000 population in Pueblo. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Pueblo area is 92.8 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

92.8 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

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

100 / 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 Pueblo area is 89 (100=best). The US average is 87.

89 / 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 Pueblo commutes 18.8 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 Pueblo area is 67 (100=best). The US average is 58.

67 / 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 Pueblo    42 Reviews
    Please don't make the mistake of moving here. - 4/10/2021
    Please, if you can avoid it, DO NOT MOVE HERE. It is cheap for a reason. I have lived here since 2017. We moved here for my husband's job. I honestly did NOT want to... Read More

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    Awesome little town with ALOT to Offer. - 2/28/2021
    I grew up here, left for school, traveled the world and came back 5 years ago. Great place for a base camp for any outdoor activity, great cost of living, and people... Read More

    Give Pueblo a look...you won't be disappointed! - 2/16/2021
    As we rebound from the pandemic, Puebli is OPEN! I've lived here for about 40 years and Pueblo has a lot to offer! There is a thriving arts culture, some great fishing... Read More


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