Frisco, TX Health


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Frisco, TX is a vibrant and growing city located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. For many families, Frisco has become an ideal place to live due to its excellent quality of life. The health of the residents of Frisco is closely monitored by the city through various initiatives. There are several local hospitals and medical facilities that provide healthcare services to the residents of Frisco, as well as many health-related programs and services available within the city limits. The City of Frisco also regularly works with other organizations to promote good health for its citizens such as providing vaccinations and sponsoring wellness events throughout the year. These initiatives have helped create a culture of healthy living in Frisco that encourages people to take care of their bodies and minds.

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 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 Qualtiy 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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If I had to select a sister city that reminds me of Frisco, it would be Irvine California in the county of Orange. Super safe city, great police and school districts,  More

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Over 2 years ago

I have lived here for 25 years, honestly, its the safest, most clean place in the USA. You just cant go wrong moving here. Many of the low rankings on this site are  More

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Amir · 
Over 2 years ago

Most overhyped city in the area. I wrote another post detailing this but wasn’t posted here for some reason. They purposely overhype the city through any means possible  More

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