Taos, New Mexico 

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Health in Taos, New Mexico

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

Taos air quality is 90. (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.

Taos water quality is 67. (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.

Taos Superfund Index is 63. (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 198 physicians per 100,000 population in Taos. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Taos commutes 20.2 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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  HEALTHTaos, New MexicoUnited States
  89.858.4
  6755
  63.386.9
  198210
  83100
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    Reviews for Taos    5 Reviews
    Living here full time - 12/5/2009
    Taos is beautiful with much to offer. However, housing is very expensive. Because much of the town's economy focuses on tourism, there are few jobs available in other... Read More

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    Art - 6/18/2009
    Taos has a diverse culture which has helped create a diverse art market with over 100 galleries and studios. From traditional native arts to contemporary, Taos has it... Read More

    Taos Summer of Love! - 4/7/2009
    May through September 2009 Taos celebrates the 40th anniversary of Easy Rider. Dennis Hopper, director and co-star of the film and oft-resident of Taos, participates... Read More


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