Las Vegas, New Mexico 

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Health in Las Vegas, New Mexico

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

Las Vegas air quality is 84. (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 43. (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 98. (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 13 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHLas Vegas, New MexicoUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)83.658.4
  Water Quality (100=best)4355
  Superfund Sites (100=best)97.786.9
  Physicians per Cap.154210
  Health Cost96.5100
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    Reviews for Las Vegas    3 Reviews
    A place I love - 11/6/2017
    I was motivated to write this review because Las Vegas is my favorite getaway from SE Colorado, where I live. I've been there many, many times -- I stay overnight there... Read More

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    WOW! what a disappointment - 4/30/2011
    I live in Colorado and have driven by Las Vegas at least 20 times and always wished I could stop to visit. I even considered it as an option of future residence until I... Read More

    Quality of life? - 3/21/2009
    Las Vegas New Mexico is truly an architectural gem-100s of historic registered buildings from victorian mansions to adobe haciendas unfortunately it is also full of... Read More


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