Tavares, Florida 

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Health in Tavares, 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 160 physicians per 100,000 population in Tavares. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Tavares area is 96.3 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

96.3 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Tavares area is 69 (100=best). The US average is 55.

69 / 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 Tavares area is 95 (100=best). The US average is 87.

95 / 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 Tavares commutes 24.1 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 Tavares area is 67 (100=best). The US average is 58.

67 / 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 Tavares    3 Reviews
    comparing cities - 2/7/2014
    looking for the best reasonable area to live in close to Astatula, Fl. Low crime, cost of living and jobs. Husband lost job in Georgia and now has obtained a great... Read More

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    quality - 10/16/2010
    A great, great town..Wonderful city employees..A revitalized down town entertainment district..Seaplane port, new restaurants,water park for kids..A beautiful lighted... Read More

    Too many negatives - 5/8/2006
    Been here 22 years. Leaving asap. Too many old people due to HUGE, well marketed retirement community taking over Lake/Sumter/Marion counties. High housing costs,... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN TAVARES, FLORIDA
    32778

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