Cookeville, Tennessee 

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Health in Cookeville, Tennessee

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

Cookeville air quality is 59. (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.

Cookeville water quality is 91. (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.

Cookeville 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.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 220 physicians per 100,000 population in Cookeville. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Cookeville commutes 19.4 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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    Reviews for Cookeville    9 Reviews
    Nice Place to Live - 1/10/2011
    Overall a nice place to live. One hour from Nashville. This city has a little of everything. It's more laid back versus hustle & bustle of larger city. The climate has 4... Read More

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    Where do we go? - 6/25/2009
    In a month my mother and i are moving from Michigan to Tennessee, To get away from my father. We picked Cookeville Tennessee because it is a lot like where we are living... Read More

    Great Place To Live - 6/2/2008
    My family moved to Cookeville in 1976. This is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. We are located on the Cumberland Plateau in middle Tennessee. A beautiful... Read More


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