Medford, New Jersey 

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Health in Medford, New Jersey

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 279 physicians per 100,000 population in Medford. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Medford area is 94.1 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

94.1 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Medford area is 1 (100=best). The US average is 55.

1 / 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 Medford area is 60 (100=best). The US average is 87.

60 / 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 Medford commutes 31.5 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

AIR QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Medford area is 63 (100=best). The US average is 58.

63 / 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.

Air Quality Health Risk

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    Reviews for Medford    4 Reviews
    South Jersey is great for the outdoors! - 6/12/2015
    From the beach to the Pinelands, there's plenty of outdoor activities to do with the family. ... Read More

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    Love it, but high property taxes - 1/9/2010
    We've lived in Medford for almost 4 years now; my husband grew up here. We have 3 kids, 2 in elementary school; one in pre-k. Medford has serene, nice, quiet... Read More

    Medford Township - 7/28/2008
    Beautiful wooded area surrounded by lakes,farms and Horse farms with top notch... Read More


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    MAPS OF MEDFORD, NEW JERSEY
    ZIP CODES IN MEDFORD, NEW JERSEY
    08055

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