Danville, Illinois 

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Health in Danville, Illinois

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 129 physicians per 100,000 population in Danville. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Danville area is 106.2 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

106.2 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Danville 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 Danville area is 74 (100=best). The US average is 87.

74 / 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 Danville commutes 14.6 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 Danville area is 68 (100=best). The US average is 58.

68 / 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 Danville    11 Reviews
    A positive and realistic outlook! - 7/11/2012
    I have lived in Danville for 3 years. It seems the city is plagued by negative opinions by people who have been here for a long time! It does seem that it has changed... Read More

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    Don't blame the People for the crime - 3/13/2011
    I'm Rev David Warren from 1st Responders in Christ Ministry here in Danville. I have heard from many say the blacks are cause of the crimes in Danville, I dissagree, I... Read More

    Overall summary of life in Danville - 12/9/2010
    I've lived in/near Danville my entire life. My family had a small business here. It used to be a very "Mayberry" type of town with children riding their bikes, playing... Read More


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