Somerdale, NJ Health


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Somerdale, NJ is a city with a population of around 6,000 located in Camden County. Despite its small size, the city offers a wide range of quality health care options for its residents. In terms of hospitals, Kennedy University Hospital-Cherry Hill and Cooper University Health Care are both conveniently located nearby and provide excellent medical services to the community. Additionally, there are several local medical facilities such as Primary Care Centers and Urgent Care Clinics that offer comprehensive primary care services for patients. Furthermore, these clinics provide preventative care services to help ensure the long-term health of Somerdale's citizens. By having such a variety of healthcare options available in the area, Somerdale is able to maintain a high standard of health overall and truly live up to its motto: \"A Healthy Community.\"

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 328 physicians per 100,000 population in Somerdale. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Somerdale area is 92.4 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

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

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Somerdale area is 10 (100=best). The US average is 55.

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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 Somerdale area is 68 (100=best). The US average is 87.

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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 Somerdale commutes 25.6 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 Somerdale area is 49 (100=best). The US average is 58.

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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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Over 16 years ago

somerdale offers the quietness and calm of living and also just about 15 mins outside of philadelphia when you are in the mood for fun and night life. cost of living is  More

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