Charlotte, North Carolina 

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Health in Charlotte, North Carolina

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

Charlotte air quality is 43. (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.

Charlotte water quality is 60. (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.

Charlotte Superfund Index is 94. (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 238 physicians per 100,000 population in Charlotte. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Charlotte commutes 25 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHCharlotte, North CarolinaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)42.658.4
  Water Quality (100=best)6055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)93.986.9
  Physicians per Cap.238210
  Health Cost99.2100
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    Reviews for Charlotte    293 Reviews
    Very Underrated... but maybe that's a GOOD thing? - 7/5/2018
    As another reviewer posted earlier... This city DOES remind me of a "young" Dallas... what with the Uptown, NoDa, Dilworth neighborhoods and the VERY impressive Light... Read More

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    The Next Dallas... - 5/15/2018
    This city will be the NEXT Dallas.. Or what Dallas was in it's PEAK YEARS (minus the fact that NC has a state tax lol) The Uptown Charlotte area is INCREDIBLE and... Read More

    Big mistake moving here - 4/7/2018
    We relocated from Miami mainly to escape the outrageous real estate prices and rude people. I researched places to move and decided to settle in Charlotte. We purchased... Read More


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