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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 99 physicians per 100,000 population in Big Spring, Texas. The US average is 210.

Big Spring, Texas Health Index

Air quality in Big Spring, Texas is 67 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). 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.

Water quality in Big Spring, Texas is 60 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). 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 is 89 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). 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.


  HEALTHBig Spring, TexasUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  67.458.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  6055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  88.686.9
  Physicians per Cap.  99210
  Health Cost  96.5100

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  9/2/2017
Love the nature

We picked Big Spring over Midland because of the rolling hills and nature. True there isn't a lot to do here except hike or run the mountain. There is a small movie... (Read More)

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  5/3/2009
The town God forgot

One of the worse places to live in the United States. Ranks in the top 17 Texas cities with the highest property taxes. Ranks at the extreme low end of education... (Read More)

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  10/10/2005
activity and lesiure

very limited in all aspects, do not expect much and you will not be... (Read More)

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