Highland Park, Illinois 

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Health in Highland Park, Illinois

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

Highland Park air quality is 66. (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.

Highland Park water quality is 28. (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.

Highland Park Superfund Index is 88. (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.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 290 physicians per 100,000 population in Highland Park. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Highland Park commutes 31.0 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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  HEALTHHighland Park, IllinoisUnited States
  65.858.4
  2855
  87.986.9
  290210
  101100
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    Reviews for Highland Park    3 Reviews
    Liberal Niche on Chicago's North Shore - 11/19/2007
    You can sail on Lake Michigan, and your culture differences are welcomed. look up "North Shore Yacht Club" for sailing and kayaking... Read More

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    Highland Park, IL; Culture & Recreation - 10/25/2007
    Highland Park (and the village of Highwood, which it surrounds) is a great place to live, offering a unique combination of benefits. First, it is on the shore of Lake... Read More

    Highland Park, IL - 11/21/2006
    A wonderful place to rasie a family, but quite expensive. Great schools, but the "wealth culture" of this tony Chicago suburb causes a lot of anxiety among the kids. ... Read More


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