Punta Gorda, Florida 

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Health in Punta Gorda, Florida

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

Punta Gorda air quality is 70. (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.

Punta Gorda water quality is 50. (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.

Punta Gorda Superfund Index is 100. (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.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 194 physicians per 100,000 population in Punta Gorda. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Punta Gorda commutes 26.0 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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  69.958.4
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  99.686.9
  194210
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    Reviews for Punta Gorda    13 Reviews
    Health Care is Wanting - 4/22/2017
    We have lived here for six years and enjoy it very much. One gets used to the summers but they are uncomfortable. The fishing is pretty good - used to be much better.... Read More

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    Hot! - 8/11/2014
    That's actually only true for 3-4 months of the year - but when it's hot it's HOT! The thermometer will only say 91 or 92 degrees but with the humidity the "feels like"... Read More

    Quaint Southern Charm - 3/16/2014
    I have spent a few weeks over a period of the last ten years in Punta Gorda and have found the city to be relaxing and decent. The waterfront is very enjoyable and a... Read More


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