Edina, Minnesota 

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Health in Edina, Minnesota

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 339 physicians per 100,000 population in Edina. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Edina area is 87.4 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

87.4 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Edina area is 27 (100=best). The US average is 55.

27 / 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 Edina area is 90 (100=best). The US average is 87.

90 / 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 Edina commutes 20.8 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 Edina area is 28 (100=best). The US average is 58.

28 / 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 Edina    6 Reviews
    10,000 Lakes are Calling - 12/29/2009
    Born and raised in Minnesota, moved to GA 2.5 years ago. Georgia is a wonderful place, but I miss Minnesota, family and friends so very much. Moving back,as soon as our... Read More

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    Edina,MN - 5/5/2009
    I love this place, but it is unbelievably expensive...it is clost to downtown Mpls and st.paul. great neighbourhood and nice... Read More

    Little Switzerland - 12/30/2007
    This city works. It snows and before you know it, the road is cleared and salted. The school district is top rated. Lots and lots of parks. Kids are active in... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN EDINA, MINNESOTA
    55435 55436 55424 55439

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