Mineral Wells, Texas 

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Health in Mineral Wells, Texas

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

Mineral Wells air quality is 56. (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.

Mineral Wells water quality is 99. (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.

Mineral Wells Superfund Index is 89. (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 attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 79 physicians per 100,000 population in Mineral Wells. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Mineral Wells commutes 19.3 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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    Reviews for Mineral Wells    3 Reviews
    Mineral Wells TX - 7/6/2013
    My husband and I are looking for a small town to start our family in and we came across Mineral Wells. Visited the town once and liked what we saw but we do have a few... Read More

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    Drug Related Crime - 4/4/2012
    The sad truth is that drugs influence crime; Mineral Wells has its reputation for being a drug infested community. The wrap is not all that bad, but any crime is a turn... Read More

    Over 22% lower than National Average cost of livin - 4/4/2012
    With the high cost of fuel and increasing prices on medical, groceries, utilities and entertainment it makes sense to look west of Fort Worth and Weatherford, Texas to... Read More


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