Bennington, MI Health


Reviews



BestPlaces offers the best, most comprehensive city reports,
with insight into cost of living, crime, climate, and more.
United States / Michigan / No Metro Area / Shiawassee County / Bennington / Zip Codes
The health in Bennington, MI is well-maintained and supported by its local hospitals and medical facilities. The town has access to excellent care with a variety of primary care providers, specialists, and emergency services. Residents are able to get the care they need quickly and conveniently close to home. There are numerous specialists such as cardiologists, oncologists, orthopedists, and neurologists who offer comprehensive care. Additionally, there is an urgent care facility for when minor illnesses or injuries occur. Bennington also provides mental health treatment through counseling centers and therapists. These resources provide the necessary medical support that the community needs to stay healthy.

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 92 physicians per 100,000 population in Bennington. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Bennington area is 82.7 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

82.7 / 100

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

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Bennington 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 Bennington area is 94 (100=best). The US average is 87.

94 / 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 Bennington commutes 36.8 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

Air Quality Index

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Bennington area is 82 (100=best). The US average is 58.

82 / 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.

Air Quality Health Risk
Religion
Compare Bennington,
cost of living
Compare food, housing, utilities, and more in Bennington, Michigan to any other city in the US.


The premier source for comprehensive city data for over 30 years.

© Best Places. All rights reserved.