Flemington, NJ 

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Health in Flemington, NJ

Flemington, NJ is a small town located in Hunterdon County with a population of 4,581 people. The health care system here is well-established, with several local hospitals and medical facilities available to the citizens. There are two primary hospitals serving the Flemington area: Hunterdon Medical Center and Princeton Medical Center. Both offer comprehensive services including general medical care, emergency services, mental health services, physical therapy, and more. Additionally, there are numerous private practices offering specialized treatments for everything from dentistry to oncology. The town also has an extensive network of urgent care centers and pharmacies to help ensure that residents have access to quality healthcare when they need it most. Overall, Flemington provides excellent health care options for its community members.

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.


There are 289 physicians per 100,000 population in Flemington. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Flemington area is 93.8 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

93.8 / 100

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


The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Flemington area is 40 (100=best). The US average is 55.

40 / 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.


The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Flemington area is 57 (100=best). The US average is 87.

57 / 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.

Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Flemington commutes 21.7 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.


The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Flemington area is 58 (100=best). The US average is 58.

58 / 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 Flemington    4 Reviews
    high property tax - 6/18/2014
    Flemington is a great little town-excellent schools-convenient to shopping, medical center, and country side. Flemington is located in Hunterdon Count and is noted for... Read More

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    Can't retire here - 9/8/2008
    I was born and raised near Flemington. I love the countryside, the weather, the people, and the jobs. But it has become prohibitively expensive to live here. Houses... Read More

    The town is growing - 8/2/2006
    There is a lot of growth, sky-rocketing real estate values, pretty decent schools. There really isn't much to do yet though, but the growth should bring in more... Read More

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