Moscow, Idaho 

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Health in Moscow, Idaho

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 126 physicians per 100,000 population in Moscow. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Moscow area is 93.6 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

93.6 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Moscow area is 36 (100=best). The US average is 55.

36 / 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 Moscow 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 Moscow commutes 14.8 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 Moscow area is 84 (100=best). The US average is 58.

84 / 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.

Air Quality Health Risk

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    Reviews for Moscow    13 Reviews
    Moscow...maybe. A few things to consider. - 10/1/2020
    I paused to reread my comments below. What was missing is the heart of the matter, which I’d like to explain now before you read my experience and opinion. While I... Read More

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    Moscow Palouse area AOk - 9/18/2020
    Moved to Moscow, ID in retirement. Great to leave Seattle and whacky WA state Gov. Small quaint town. Christian based safe place. Housing is hard to come by. Based upon... Read More

    Gentrifying at light speed - 9/14/2019
    Development is only a good thing when it's beneficial for the whole community. Lived here for 36 years. It's changed from a strong, middle class community with a... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN MOSCOW, IDAHO
    83843 83844

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