Sanford, Florida 

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Health in Sanford, 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 177 physicians per 100,000 population in Sanford. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Sanford area is 99.7 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Sanford 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 Sanford area is 92 (100=best). The US average is 87.

92 / 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 Sanford commutes 27.1 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 Sanford area is 57 (100=best). The US average is 58.

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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 Sanford    8 Reviews
    need in marcch 2014 - 9/17/2013
    we are looking for a place that except a dog she 11 years old fixed, we are on social se curity we get about 1600 a month I am 59 and my husband is 52 years of age... Read More

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    small town - 8/5/2011
    A little southern town with some bad areas and not too much variety in culture besides white and black. Not too close to orlando, lots of outdoor activities, and overall... Read More

    32773 categorised as Sanford is misnomer for the m - 10/21/2009
    You need to check exactly where in 32773 a house is located as the properties on the edge of the zip or more like 32746 Lake Mary. All services and shopping tends to be... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN SANFORD, FLORIDA
    32771 32773

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