Kirkwood, Missouri 

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Health in Kirkwood, Missouri

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

Kirkwood air quality is 39. (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.

Kirkwood water quality is 60. (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.

Kirkwood Superfund Index is 81. (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 attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 396 physicians per 100,000 population in Kirkwood. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Kirkwood commutes 21.5 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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  HEALTHKirkwood, MissouriUnited States
  39.458.4
  6055
  80.886.9
  396210
  97100
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    Reviews for Kirkwood    3 Reviews
    Park - 3/1/2010
    I love living in Kirkwood Missouri, I come from the Chicago area, however; having a doggy, I would like to see a dog park in the Kirkwood area. I walk my doggy on the... Read More

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    Small town within a big city - 10/5/2009
    Kirkwood, MO has all the features and feel of a small town including the central core business district with RR station, numerous restaurants, small shops, etc. As a... Read More

    Small Town in the Big City - 2/10/2008
    Kirkwood is small town living at its best, even though it's located smack dab in the middle of metro St. Louis. The community is made up of statley historical homes on... Read More


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