Rockledge, Florida 

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Health in Rockledge, Florida

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 208 physicians per 100,000 population in Rockledge. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Rockledge area is 96.8 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

96.8 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Rockledge area is 60 (100=best). The US average is 55.

60 / 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 Rockledge area is 96 (100=best). The US average is 87.

96 / 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 Rockledge commutes 22.1 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

AIR QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Rockledge area is 71 (100=best). The US average is 58.

71 / 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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    Reviews for Rockledge    10 Reviews
    Looking for a great place to move my family in FL - 3/12/2014
    My family and I are looking to move to Fl. Currently we are in a small quaint town in NJ. I have 2 small children one who is in Kindergarten. I am looking for a nice... Read More

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    Rockledge - a nice place to live and raise a famil - 1/26/2014
    My family and I have lived in Rockledge for 7 years. Relative to many areas in Fl, ie Tampa, Miami, WPB, and others, that are over crowded and have substantial crime... Read More

    tiny lots - not great - 9/18/2010
    Rockledge and Viera have tiny housing lots, but the land here is very cheap. Is strange that builders would not have had large lots for most developments. As a result,... Read More


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