Columbus, Georgia 

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Health in Columbus, Georgia

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

Columbus air quality is 42. (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.

Columbus water quality is 60. (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.

Columbus Superfund Index is 97. (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 attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.

- There are 268 physicians per 100,000 population in Columbus. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Columbus commutes 20.0 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

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  • Physicians per Capita (US Avg: 261)
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    Reviews for Columbus    4 Reviews
    Columbus ga is a nice place to live - 3/24/2019
    Columbus is a nice town. I have lived here my whole life. We are 1 1/2 hours from Atlanta and 3 1/2 hours from Florida. Which is great for short weekend getaways. . ... Read More

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    Crime central - 8/29/2017
    This is the worst city I have ever lived in. The crime here is unbelievable! We moved to a neighborhood that was supposed to be in a nicer and safe section of town, but ... Read More

    Not unlike most midsize cities in the South - 1/7/2014
    Columbus is an interesting place in that it has some very unique qualities, but on the whole is your typical midsize Southern city in it's size range. This ended up... Read More

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