Longview, Texas 

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Health in Longview, 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

506,820

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

5,147,298

updated daily at 9 AM PST source Kaiser Family Foundation

New COVID-19 Cases by Day


PHYSICIANS PER CAPITA

There are 243 physicians per 100,000 population in Longview. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Longview area is 110.3 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

110.3 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Longview area is 40 (100=best). The US average is 55.

40 / 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 Longview area is 85 (100=best). The US average is 87.

85 / 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 Longview commutes 18.6 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 Longview area is 36 (100=best). The US average is 58.

36 / 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 Longview    9 Reviews
    Pretty much a living hell - 6/14/2019
    I was born and raised here. I don't recommend it. I love religious people but the religious culture here is so suffocating. I felt like I couldn't breath or be... Read More

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    Very unhappy with Longview - 2/5/2011
    The schools are substandard. Bullying is part of the culture, not only in the schools, but in the work places. The good jobs are 'hidden' - you have to know someone to... Read More

    Longview, Texas - 3/2/2010
    Longview, Texas is a growing Northeast Texas town of about 80,000. Lots of families raise their children... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN LONGVIEW, TEXAS
    75605 75604 75602 75601

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