Red Wing, Minnesota 

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


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Red Wing area is 85.5 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

85.5 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Red Wing area is 13 (100=best). The US average is 55.

13 / 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 Red Wing area is 95 (100=best). The US average is 87.

95 / 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 Red Wing commutes 20.5 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 Red Wing area is 65 (100=best). The US average is 58.

65 / 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 Red Wing    6 Reviews
    A nice place to raise kids - 11/4/2014
    Red Wing is a small town located equidistant between the Twin Cities and Rochester and is situated on the Mississippi river. Much of the big city culture of Minneapolis... Read More

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    Very stagnant town - 8/14/2013
    Red Wing is a pretty town along the river. It does have some things outsiders need to be aware of if you take the plunge. The town is OLD, as in the citizens. If... Read More

    Nice little town - 5/9/2008
    It's a very nice town on the Missippi but too cold in winter---hot & humid in summer but a great spring & fall. If you like the changing seasons, it's ideal.... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN RED WING, MINNESOTA
    55066

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