Minneapolis, Minnesota 

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Health in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Health is ranked on a scale of 1 (worst) to 100 (best).

Minneapolis air quality is 20. (The US average is 58.)
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.

Minneapolis water quality is 27. (The US average is 55.)
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.

Minneapolis Superfund Index is 90. (The US average is 87.)
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 attentin paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 339 physicians per 100,000 population in Minneapolis. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Minneapolis commutes 23 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHMinneapolis, MinnesotaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)2058.4
  Water Quality (100=best)2755
  Superfund Sites (100=best)90.386.9
  Physicians per Cap.339210
  Health Cost99.9100
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    Reviews for Minneapolis    145 Reviews
    Challenging place, but possibly worth it. - 6/27/2018
    Disclaimer - yes I am a transplant, from another smaller midwestern city. Minnesota is not a place you just casually move to, you must think hard about here. Let's get... Read More

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    VERY, VERY, VERY underrated - 6/6/2018
    I absolutely LOVE this city! And would put this in my Top 10 cities in the country easily... No order: -New York - Los Angelos - Washington DC - Chicago -... Read More

    It’s probably you not them - 5/2/2018
    Having read the negative reviews of Minneapolis residents, I can say the poster’s should take a good long look at themselves.... I lived in the twin cities area for... Read More


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