Pueblo West, Colorado 

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Health in Pueblo West, 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.


CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 INFO

The new coronavirus was first reported in Wuhan, China, in December, the infectious respiratory disease COVID-19 has spread rapidly across the globe.

The first confirmed coronavirus cases outside China occured on Jan. 20. On Jan. 21, the first case in the U.S. was identified.

The entire world is in the midst of a health crisis. We are providing this Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker to help you stay informed.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker

COLORADO TOTAL CASES REPORTED

36,591

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

3,281,789

updated daily at 9 AM PST source Kaiser Family Foundation

New COVID-19 Cases by Day


PHYSICIANS PER CAPITA

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


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Pueblo West 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 West 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 West 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 West commutes 28.1 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 Pueblo West area is 85 (100=best). The US average is 58.

85 / 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.

Air Quality Health Risk

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    Reviews for Pueblo West    12 Reviews
    Overall, a Good Place to Live - 6/19/2016
    Like any place, Pueblo West has its pros and cons. Having lived here for 7 years, I feel qualified to give an honest assessment on the quality of life here. ... Read More

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    Weather - 1/24/2012
    Most people thing winter in Colorado is cold and snowy, but here in Pueblo West (that's just west of Pueblo) we are kept warmer because of the mountains, when we have a... Read More

    Temps reported are from Airport NOT near Pueblo We - 5/8/2011
    I have lived in Pueblo West many years and always knew Pueblo West was hotter than Pueblo doe to many reasons that seemed logical such as fewer trees, further from river... Read More


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