Wappingers Falls, New York 

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Health in Wappingers Falls, New York

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

Wappingers Falls air quality is 61. (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.

Wappingers Falls water quality is 45. (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.

Wappingers Falls Superfund Index is 71. (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 238 physicians per 100,000 population in Wappingers Falls. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Wappingers Falls commutes 32.6 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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  HEALTHWappingers Falls, New YorkUnited States
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  70.786.9
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    Reviews for Wappingers Falls    8 Reviews
    Suburban living at its best - 6/14/2013
    My family has lived in the village for 4 generations, myself for 22 years before I had to move away for grad school (and I'm eager to move back!). I absolutely love it... Read More

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    Use as commuter location - 8/6/2012
    Not a lot of jobs in this town; need to commute locally (Poughkeepsie) or to Westchester Country or... Read More

    WAPPINGERS FALLS NY CLIMATE - 5/30/2012
    The climate in Wappingers Falls is nice. In the Winter, the average temperature is 35F. In the Spring, the average temperature is 35F-45F. In the Summer, the average... Read More


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