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Health in Las Vegas, Nevada

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

Las Vegas air quality is 51. (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.

Las Vegas water quality is 70. (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.

Las Vegas Superfund Index is 99. (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 154 physicians per 100,000 population in Las Vegas. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Las Vegas commutes 25 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
AIR QUALITY DISEASE RISK

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  HEALTHLas Vegas, NevadaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)50.558.4
  Water Quality (100=best)7055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)9986.9
  Physicians per Cap.154210
  Health Cost106.1100
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    Reviews for Las Vegas    329 Reviews
    Difficult and depressing place to live - 9/25/2018
    Visited three different dentists and told three completely different things. Scammers afoot in Sin City. Very difficult place to live from the brutal heat to the... Read More

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    Put on hold when calling police - 6/27/2018
    Las Vegas is the only place I've lived where I was put on hold when calling 911. Check out the Yelp reviews on Vegas police departments and you'll see. Another time I... Read More

    The city you love to hate - 6/22/2018
    I have lived in Las Vegas and movef 4 times over tge past 20 years, originally from Detroit area, lived in Florida too, sooo glad to be back, many opportunities here if... Read More


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