State College, Pennsylvania 

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Health in State College, Pennsylvania

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

State College air quality is 45. (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.

State College water quality is 92. (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.

State College Superfund Index is 89. (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 191 physicians per 100,000 population in State College. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in State College commutes 16.4 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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    Reviews for State College    26 Reviews
    Some will excel here. Check here to see if you wi - 6/5/2011
    State College is a small "safe" town, you will always see friends, coworkers, physicians, mechanics, supervisors...at the doctor's office, in the store, near your home,... Read More

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    NEVER A DULL MOMENT - 4/20/2010
    I lived in State College, PA all my life untill 2006 when we finally moved south where it was warmer. State College itself is a fun place to be when it comes to football... Read More

    Nice enough town, just not for me - 2/24/2009
    Well, I've been in State College for about 6 months now, having relocated from Phoenix when my fiance got a job at Penn State. It's definitely got some good points:... Read More


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