Oak Park, Illinois 

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Health in Oak Park, Illinois

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

Oak Park air quality is 54. (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.

Oak Park water quality is 31. (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.

Oak Park Superfund Index is 96. (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 261 physicians per 100,000 population in Oak Park. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Oak Park commutes 34.9 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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    Reviews for Oak Park    7 Reviews
    oak park cost of living - too much for retirement - 6/15/2013
    We've lived in Oak Park for 25 years, raising our two children here. Now, looking ahead a few years, the Cost of Living (127), is a major factor in searching for... Read More

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    Not a bad place to raise a family - 12/16/2010
    I have grew up in the Oak Park area and have lived in other cities in the country. Oak Park is located outside of the city of Chicago. Though located reasonably... Read More

    Don't believe the hype - 5/5/2010
    If you don't know any better you might think Oak Park is perfect. However, if you are like me and have other places as a comparison, you know better. I will say that... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN OAK PARK, ILLINOIS
    60302 60304 60301

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