Jacksonville, Florida 

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Health in Jacksonville, Florida

Health is ranked on a scale of 1 (worst) to 100 (best).

Jacksonville air quality is 54. (The US average is 58.)
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.

Jacksonville water quality is 25. (The US average is 55.)
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.

Jacksonville Superfund Index is 83. (The US average is 87.)
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.

- There are 260 physicians per 100,000 population in Jacksonville. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Jacksonville commutes 24.6 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

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  • Physicians per Capita (US Avg: 261)
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    Reviews for Jacksonville    169 Reviews
    Jacksonville is better than most cities it’s size - 7/15/2019
    I was raised in Jacksonville. Lived there from 1980-1991. In the area, Clay County, from 1991-1997. Family and friends still lives there, I visit regularly. I plan to... Read More

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    Think twice, it may not be the place for you - 2/2/2019
    After living in Jax for over 20 years, I am heading north for retirement. This is mostly a personal decision. However, there are local factors which led me to this... Read More

    Be my guest. - 1/9/2019
    Been here 15 years. It’s like night and day from when I moved here to now. It was a midsize city with average crime for the size of the city, pretty great commute times,... Read More

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