Westminster, CO 

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Health in Westminster, CO

Westminster, CO is a city located in the north-central part of the state with a population of around 106,000 people. When it comes to health care and medical facilities, Westminster has several top-rated options available for its residents. For those seeking emergency medical care, there is St. Anthony Hospital North, which has an emergency room that is open 24 hours a day and provides comprehensive assistance to those in need. For those who are looking for more specialized services such as long-term hospitalization or physical rehabilitation, the Medical Center of Aurora can be found close by. Additionally, there are several local clinics and medical centers that offer general health services including primary care visits, psychological counseling, and other support services. All of these facilities provide a wide range of treatments and services so that residents have access to quality healthcare when they need it most.

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.


There are 63 physicians per 100,000 population in Westminster. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Westminster area is 97.8 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

97.8 / 100

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


The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Westminster area is 80 (100=best). The US average is 55.

80 / 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 Westminster area is 86 (100=best). The US average is 87.

86 / 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 Westminster commutes 27.1 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.


The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Westminster 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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