Las Cruces, New Mexico 

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Health in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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

Las Cruces air quality is 58. (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 Cruces water quality is 40. (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 Cruces Superfund Index is 91. (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 136 physicians per 100,000 population in Las Cruces. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Las Cruces commutes 18.1 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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  HEALTHLas Cruces, New MexicoUnited States
  5858.4
  4055
  91.286.9
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  87100
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    Reviews for Las Cruces    46 Reviews
    It was a good town 10 years ago and still is. - 10/11/2019
    I like Las Cruces a lot. It's a small town, but it's growing. 10 years ago I moved away, and have been back about a month now. While the population has increased quite a... Read More

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    Nine-year Resident's Opinion - 6/20/2019
    We have lived here nine years. The climate is great and many people friendly. The politics seem to be a bit shady and shopping is somewhat limited. If you need more... Read More

    A Nice Place to live and work, or retire - 5/14/2019
    Been here 4 years. It is a good place to live. Not a place of amusement parks, many malls (we have one) but the mountains are cool. There are events weekly and there is... Read More


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