Quakertown, Pennsylvania 

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Health in Quakertown, Pennsylvania

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

Quakertown air quality is 51. (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.

Quakertown water quality is 24. (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.

Quakertown Superfund Index is 78. (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 246 physicians per 100,000 population in Quakertown. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Quakertown commutes 26.3 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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    Amazing Quakertown! - 1/3/2008
    Quakertown is a fantastic area and an amazing place to live. The area offers a great small community feel and sense of family values. A great place to raise your... Read More

    Quakertown is small but growing - 3/12/2007
    I've lived in Quakertown for 10 years now and it is a beautiful slice of suburban Pennsylvania. We are centrally located between Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley (both... Read More


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