Penfield, New York 

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Health in Penfield, New York

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

Penfield air quality is 77. (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.

Penfield water quality is 48. (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.

Penfield Superfund Index is 96. (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 294 physicians per 100,000 population in Penfield. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Penfield commutes 15 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHPenfield, New YorkUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)76.758.4
  Water Quality (100=best)4855
  Superfund Sites (100=best)9686.9
  Physicians per Cap.294210
  Health Cost102.5100
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    Reviews for Penfield    3 Reviews
    Destructive gun clubs impact quality of life - 9/21/2014
    While Penfield, NY is a decent town, it is marred by gun clubs that ruin many quality of life issues, and that issue is unrestrained, destructive, harmful and health... Read More

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    Gun clubs ruin quality of life - 9/13/2014
    While Penfield is a decent town, but it is marred by gun clubs that ruin many quality of life issues, and that issue is unrestrained, destructive, harmful and health... Read More

    Very Pleasant Suburb - 2/24/2008
    I was raised in Penfield. Good schools, quiet, very low crime with superb county sheriff, easy commute to anywhere in the county, homes are very affordable, very nice... Read More


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