Somerset borough, Pennsylvania 

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Health in Somerset borough, Pennsylvania

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

Somerset borough air quality is 69. (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.

Somerset borough water quality is 68. (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.

Somerset borough Superfund Index is 95. (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 110 physicians per 100,000 population in Somerset borough. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Somerset borough commutes 18.6 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
AIR QUALITY DISEASE RISK

  HEALTHSomerset borough, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  68.758.4
  6855
  95.286.9
  110210
  94100
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    Reviews for Somerset borough    1 Reviews
    Friendly, low crime, NICE - 7/14/2007
    Somerset is a small town with very friendly neighbors. People wave and greet each other whih a smile when they pass by. You are safe to go for a walk at night, and your... Read More

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