Dunedin, FL Health


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Dunedin, FL is a beautiful coastal city located in the Tampa Bay region. The city has a population of roughly 36,000 and offers plenty of recreational activities, great shopping, and delicious restaurants. It's also home to several local hospitals and medical facilities that provide quality healthcare for residents. There are numerous primary care physicians in the area along with specialists like cardiologists and neurologists who can diagnose and treat complex medical conditions. There are also two urgent care centers that are convenient for treating minor ailments that may arise suddenly or after hours. With such an array of healthcare options available, Dunedin residents can rest assured they will receive excellent care when needed.

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 273 physicians per 100,000 population in Dunedin. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Dunedin area is 98.5 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

98.5 / 100

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

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Dunedin area is 50 (100=best). The US average is 55.

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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 Dunedin area is 97 (100=best). The US average is 87.

97 / 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 Dunedin commutes 26.7 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 Dunedin area is 66 (100=best). The US average is 58.

66 / 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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This city is beautiful, but the people here are just a little bit, rude and snobby and too judgmental for my taste!!! If you are a young, single person that catches  More

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Don't get me wrong, this place is very beautiful. But people are a little too judge mental that live here. I would catch the Trolley at their bus stops in their  More

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Over 4 years ago

I lived here for many years, but tourism ruined the area. What used to be a quaint little postcard town is now a WAY overpopulated tourist trap. The town has gotten rid  More

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