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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 554 physicians per 100,000 population in Boston, Massachusetts. The US average is 210.

Boston, Massachusetts Health Index

Air quality in Boston, Massachusetts is 43 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). 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.

Water quality in Boston, Massachusetts is 1 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). 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 is 96 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). 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.


  HEALTHBoston, MassachusettsUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  43.358.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  155
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  95.986.9
  Physicians per Cap.  554210
  Health Cost  124.7100

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Not for me - 3/13/2018
I wouldn't go near Boston unless you make or will make at least 150K a year. Better check the cost of living. Rent here is two or three times what it is in most US... (Read More)

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Historical, culture, - 2/7/2018
Very convenient to get around by foot.. car traffic is more difficult. Top on historic, preservation, like walking back in history. North End, Haymarket Square, Boston... (Read More)

Ya know what? - 1/11/2018
The worst thing about Boston is that it is so expensive. And you know why? Supply and demand: people want to live here. I don't understand all the bad reviews. ... (Read More)


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