Murray, Kentucky 

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Health in Murray, 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 164 physicians per 100,000 population in Murray. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Murray area is 93.7 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

93.7 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Murray area is 80 (100=best). The US average is 55.

80 / 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 Murray area is 93 (100=best). The US average is 87.

93 / 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 Murray commutes 16.6 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 Murray area is 62 (100=best). The US average is 58.

62 / 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 Murray    11 Reviews
    Let me state it plain. - 10/23/2017
    This is a town with 18,000 people and 15 banks. I had the law called on me for sitting at the end of washed out road, essentially a dead end, eating my meal and... Read More

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    Murray, KY - 6/21/2012
    I lived in Illinois for twenty years and have not had as many problems as I have had in the past four months living here in murray. There are alot of hateful people that... Read More

    Murray. A great place to live - 12/22/2011
    Ive lived in murry for 5 years. Originally from Southern California. People say there is nothing to do in Murray. Well, if your looking for someone to entertain you... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN MURRAY, KENTUCKY
    42071

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