Tallahassee, Florida 

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Health in Tallahassee, Florida

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

Tallahassee air quality is 31. (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.

Tallahassee water quality is 100. (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.

Tallahassee Superfund Index is 98. (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 attentin paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.

- There are 206 physicians per 100,000 population in Tallahassee. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Tallahassee commutes 18 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.

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  HEALTHTallahassee, FloridaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)30.558.4
  Water Quality (100=best)10055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)98.286.9
  Physicians per Cap.206210
  Health Cost97.6100
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    Reviews for Tallahassee    71 Reviews
    It's Ok - 5/1/2018
    Like others have said Tallahassee is a college town. I have lived here about three years. This is a good city if you are in college and are working on a degree as there... Read More

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    Climate? - 3/29/2018
    It seems to me that Sperling's had given Tallahassee a climate score below 50 a few years ago. Now it is 75. Someone must have forgotten to deduct points for humidity.... Read More

    Sad. - 1/22/2018
    Being in Tallahassee is like eating the same food every day over and over again. The town is 51% white and 39% black with a handful of Asians and about 5 Latinos, but... Read More

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