Frisco, Texas 

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Health in Frisco, 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.


CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 INFO

The new coronavirus was first reported in Wuhan, China, in December, the infectious respiratory disease COVID-19 has spread rapidly across the globe.

The first confirmed coronavirus cases outside China occured on Jan. 20. On Jan. 21, the first case in the U.S. was identified.

The entire world is in the midst of a health crisis. We are providing this Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker to help you stay informed.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker

TEXAS TOTAL CASES REPORTED

220,564

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

3,033,298

updated daily at 9 AM PST source Kaiser Family Foundation

New COVID-19 Cases by Day


PHYSICIANS PER CAPITA

There are 228 physicians per 100,000 population in Frisco. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Frisco area is 96.9 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

96.9 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Frisco area is 80 (100=best). The US average is 55.

80 / 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 Frisco area is 99 (100=best). The US average is 87.

99 / 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 Frisco commutes 30.1 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

AIR QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Frisco area is 59 (100=best). The US average is 58.

59 / 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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    Reviews for Frisco    18 Reviews
    Frisco is great - 6/1/2019
    Best place we have ever lived. Getting better all the time... Read More
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    Generic suburb full of the status-obsessed. - 12/19/2018
    Never really understood why Frisco was so popular. It's easily the most overhyped, overpriced, and overrated suburb in the Metroplex. It's surrounded on two sides by... Read More

    One of the best places in the nation to live. - 7/19/2017
    I've lived in Frisco since 1997 and it is one of the best places in the nation to live. Frisco is one of the few cities in the country that has managed to keep that... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN FRISCO, TEXAS
    75034 75035

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