Georgetown, Kentucky 

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Health in Georgetown, Kentucky

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 116 physicians per 100,000 population in Georgetown. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Georgetown area is 88.7 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

88.7 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Georgetown area is 40 (100=best). The US average is 55.

40 / 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 Georgetown area is 97 (100=best). The US average is 87.

97 / 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 Georgetown commutes 19.3 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 Georgetown area is 63 (100=best). The US average is 58.

63 / 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 Georgetown    3 Reviews
    Change - 4/6/2013
    Georgetown has under gone a tremendous change since 1980. It was the ideal "small town USA". In the mid to late 1980's Toyota came to town and things started to happen.... Read More

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    Georgetown/Scott County weak on educational needs - 11/24/2012
    I was reading what was posted for Georgetown on it's cost of living and educational assets. My children all go to school in Scott County and I thought it should be... Read More

    Super growth! - 7/20/2007
    Come to Georgetown, KY. Plenty of homes for sale at reasonable prices and jobs here and in... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN GEORGETOWN, KENTUCKY
    40324

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