Griffin, Georgia 

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Health in Griffin, Georgia

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

Griffin air quality is 53. (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.

Griffin water quality is 59. (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.

Griffin Superfund Index is 93. (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.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 100 physicians per 100,000 population in Griffin. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Griffin commutes 24 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHGriffin, GeorgiaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)53.158.4
  Water Quality (100=best)5955
  Superfund Sites (100=best)92.786.9
  Physicians per Cap.100210
  Health Cost103.7100
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    Reviews for Griffin    2 Reviews
    nothing here. - 12/15/2013
    Use to be "Griffin Great and Growing" Then after vote the slogan became "Griffin what's in it for Me" Nothing here. Old Mill town with no jobs. Lots of Tire Shops,... Read More

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    This town is a blight on the earth - 2/28/2010
    There is nothing to say good about Griffin GA. A former mill town with that same mentality still to this day-even with all the mills defunct. The main employer is... Read More


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