Columbus, Ohio 

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Health in Columbus, Ohio

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

Columbus air quality is 46. (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.

Columbus water quality is 49. (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.

Columbus 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.

- There are 275 physicians per 100,000 population in Columbus. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Columbus commutes 21.6 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

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  • Physicians per Capita (US Avg: 261)
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    Reviews for Columbus    140 Reviews
    Changing for the worst. - 8/27/2019
    I moved to columbus 10 years ago. I've lived in big coastal cities and in between in the midwest. I'll start by saying this city is not for everyone. If youre a... Read More

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    Juarez Mexico is better than Columbus imho - 5/3/2019
    I've lived in both St Louis, USA, and Juarez, Mexico. Let me start out by saying, Columbus does not hold a candle to either city. I first traveled to Columbus... Read More

    Just look past the surface and you'll find a gem - 1/5/2019
    I was born in Columbus and grew up in Hilliard. By the time I went to college, I applied only to out of state schools because I wanted adventure and had only known the... Read More

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