Safety Harbor, FL Health


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Safety Harbor, FL is known for its small-town charm and vibrant community. The city has numerous local medical facilities and hospitals in the area that provide excellent healthcare services to its residents. In addition to the medical institutions, Safety Harbor also offers a variety of parks and recreational activities which promote healthy lifestyles amongst the populace. Furthermore, there are recreational centers, gyms and spas available for those looking for physical fitness options. With all these resources available, Safety Harbor is an ideal place to live if you're health-conscious or need access to quality medical care.

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 Safety Harbor. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Safety Harbor 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 Safety Harbor area is 50 (100=best). The US average is 55.

50 / 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 Safety Harbor 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 Safety Harbor commutes 25.9 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 Safety Harbor 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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I lived in my beloved Safety Harbor in the early 90's when I was just at the start of my career. I relocated from Illinois and so enjoyed life there. I walked Philippe  More

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I've lived across the entire US, Fort Lauderdale and Palm beach for nearly two decades, Tampa for three years, Dallas, Tulsa, been to New York, Naples, Fort Myers,  More

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I highly recommend Safety Harbor to anyone considering the Tampa/St Pete area. We have lived here for 6 years, and now face a potential move. I am considering a  More

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