El Paso, Texas 

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Health in El Paso, Texas

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

El Paso air quality is 66. (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.

El Paso water quality is 60. (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.

El Paso Superfund Index is 99. (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 134 physicians per 100,000 population in El Paso. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in El Paso commutes 22 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
AIR QUALITY DISEASE RISK

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  HEALTHEl Paso, TexasUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)6658.4
  Water Quality (100=best)6055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)98.686.9
  Physicians per Cap.134210
  Health Cost88.9100
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    Reviews for El Paso    65 Reviews
    Not a welcoming place, bad drivers~ - 6/7/2018
    Ill begin with saying, the living expenses are dirt cheap. You can buy a decent home for under 200k maybe even less than 100k. Thing is the pay is also dirt cheap here... Read More

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    ELP - 12/9/2017
    Great place to live, work, and... Read More

    A place to live. - 5/15/2017
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