Minot, North Dakota 

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Health in Minot, North Dakota

The health of a city has many different factors. It can refer to air quality, water quality, risk of getting respiratory disease or cancer. The people you live around can also affect your health as some places have lower or higher rates of physical activity, increased alcohol intake, smoking, obesity, and cancer rates.


PHYSICIANS PER CAPITA

There are 208 physicians per 100,000 population in Minot. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Minot area is 88.9 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

88.9 / 100

Example: 110 = 10% more expensive than national average.


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Minot area is 60 (100=best). The US average is 55.

60 / 100

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.


SUPERFUND INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Minot area is 81 (100=best). The US average is 87.

81 / 100

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
Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Minot commutes 18.6 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

AIR QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Minot area is 83 (100=best). The US average is 58.

83 / 100

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.

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    Reviews for Minot    8 Reviews
    Scary, Weird - 12/20/2019
    I moved here five years ago and within the first two weeks I had an 80 so'me year old lady give me the stink eye for holding door open for her and an 80 some year old... Read More

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    Not for most - 8/9/2018
    Been living here for 20 + yrs... Pros - Safe, decent schools, commute, low unemployment & nice summers. Cons - Cost of living, taxes (highest in the state),... Read More

    Magic City - 1/9/2018
    An amazing place to raise children of all races, very safe and plenty to do. The only downside is the weather in the winter but I tell you the summers make up for... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA
    58701 58703 58707 58702


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