Beaumont, Texas 

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Health in Beaumont, Texas

The health of a city has many different factors. It can refer to air quality, water quality, risk of getting respiratory disease or cancer. The people you live around can also affect your health as some places have lower or higher rates of physical activity, increased alcohol intake, smoking, obesity, and cancer rates.


PHYSICIANS PER CAPITA

There are 205 physicians per 100,000 population in Beaumont. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Beaumont area is 94.4 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

94.4 / 100

Example: 110 = 10% more expensive than national average.


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Beaumont area is 71 (100=best). The US average is 55.

71 / 100

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.


SUPERFUND INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Beaumont area is 80 (100=best). The US average is 87.

80 / 100

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
Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Beaumont commutes 18.5 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

AIR QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Beaumont area is 32 (100=best). The US average is 58.

32 / 100

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.

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    Reviews for Beaumont    15 Reviews
    Bryan/College Station/TAMU - 9/29/2015
    I am amazed at what I read on these items about the twin cities of Bryan/CS and Aggieland in general. I was dragged there from Houston by my husband in 1980, kicking,... Read More

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    BEAUMONT IS A BIG FAT UGLY JOKE!!!! - 1/5/2013
    I swear the only thing I love about Beaumont is my FAMILY who lives there. That's IT! Everything else, I HATE IT! There's nothing to do in Beaumont what so ever! The... Read More

    Hot and Humid most of the time! - 4/20/2011
    The humidity here is why I want to investigate other places to... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN BEAUMONT, TEXAS
    77705 77706 77707 77713 77703 77701 77708 77702

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