Bryan, TX Health


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Bryan, TX is a city of around 84,000 people in the Brazos Valley region of Texas. It has a variety of local hospitals and medical facilities that serve its population. The area is served by two major healthcare systems: St. Joseph Regional Health Center and CHI St. Joseph Health. These centers provide general medical care and specialty services such as obstetrics, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, and neurology to name just a few. The local health centers also offer a wide range of preventative care services including mammograms and other screenings for various diseases. They also have dedicated staffs who work hard to ensure patients are provided with quality healthcare. In addition to these larger institutions, Bryan also boasts several smaller clinics which provide basic primary care and urgent care services for residents in the area. With these options available it’s easy to see why Bryan is an attractive place to live when it comes to its health care options.

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 184 physicians per 100,000 population in Bryan. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Bryan area is 91.4 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

91.4 / 100

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

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Bryan area is 99 (100=best). The US average is 55.

99 / 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 Bryan area is 98 (100=best). The US average is 87.

98 / 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 Bryan commutes 16.5 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 Bryan area is 60 (100=best). The US average is 58.

60 / 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.

Air Quality Health Risk
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Over 1 years ago

I am a native of Bryan-College Station. This town has come a long ways. For the greater good this is a college town thats unique and continues to grow. There's good  More

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Over 5 years ago

I lived here for nearly twenty years and hated every minute of it. It is very conservative and intolerant and the crime is rising every year. The weather is  More

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I got a good laugh from this item. About This place sucks, TAMU Bryan Tx, etc. Did you not do some research before you came to this Aggieland. I sure hope by now you  More

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