North Kingstown, Rhode Island 

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Health in North Kingstown, Rhode Island

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

North Kingstown air quality is 79. (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.

North Kingstown water quality is 48. (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.

North Kingstown Superfund Index is 59. (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 attentin paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 243 physicians per 100,000 population in North Kingstown. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in North Kingstown commutes 24 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHNorth Kingstown, Rhode IslandUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)79.258.4
  Water Quality (100=best)4855
  Superfund Sites (100=best)58.586.9
  Physicians per Cap.243210
  Health Cost112.9100
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    Reviews for North Kingstown    3 Reviews
    North Kingstown Tax Assessor Review - 3/29/2011
    I just moved to North Kingstown four months ago. I just called the town hall to ask the tax assessor a question and wow - what a very rude woman. From the moment she... Read More

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    Rhode Island is the worst state - 3/5/2011
    First of all it si the pot hole capital of America. It's famous for pot holes and pot heads. That's all. Problem with "underground" influence is a main... Read More

    Living in Southern RI- North Kingstown and south - 2/12/2011
    There can be alot said about RI but what you will find here is a true New England town-yes, it's reserved but warm. People help one another out here and good neighbors... Read More


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