Mount Airy, North Carolina 

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Health in Mount Airy, North Carolina

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

Mount Airy air quality is 58. (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.

Mount Airy water quality is 88. (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.

Mount Airy Superfund Index is 97. (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 135 physicians per 100,000 population in Mount Airy. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Mount Airy commutes 19.0 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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    Reviews for Mount Airy    5 Reviews
    It's not Mayberry that is for sure!! - 8/23/2012
    I have lived in Mount Airy much of my adult life. I have never liked Mount Airy. Mount Airy is very family-oriented and therefore very cliquish. It is very difficult for... Read More

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    Mayberry Not What You Think - 2/15/2012
    Although the previous comment is almost 5 years old, what was mentioned is pretty true. Crime has worsened, in particular drug activity, with a very active market in... Read More

    'mayberry' a friendly place? - 9/15/2011
    I have been considering moving to Mount Airy. The thing is, when I tried to contact the newspaper classifieds about placing an ad no one replied. Ad when inquired about... Read More


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