Boone, North Carolina 

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Health in Boone, North Carolina

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

Boone 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.

Boone water quality is 80. (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.

Boone Superfund Index is 100. (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 236 physicians per 100,000 population in Boone. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Boone commutes 13.3 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
AIR QUALITY DISEASE RISK

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    Reviews for Boone    14 Reviews
    Boone climate - 6/27/2014
    Boone and the High Country's climate is unique to North Carolina and the Southeast. It's cool summers and snowy winters are much more comparable to places much farther... Read More

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    Dual Income Needed (or near six figures total) - 8/27/2011
    The area is beautiful - living in the Blue Ridge Mountains is gorgeous. But .. the views don't pay the bills. Housing is overpriced. You are better off living... Read More

    How "Green" is Boone? - 6/11/2010
    I found ASU by digging around trying to find schools that teach green energy, solar, wind, etc. So my question is, how "green" is life in Boone? I live in Townsend, TN... Read More


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