San Antonio, Texas 

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Health in San Antonio, Texas

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

San Antonio air quality is 57. (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.

San Antonio water quality is 70. (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.

San Antonio Superfund Index is 97. (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 231 physicians per 100,000 population in San Antonio. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in San Antonio commutes 22 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHSan Antonio, TexasUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)5758.4
  Water Quality (100=best)7055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)9786.9
  Physicians per Cap.231210
  Health Cost97.2100
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    Reviews for San Antonio    223 Reviews
    Beware - 8/15/2018
    Overall the crime rate is pretty good. Of course you have to worry about white collar crime and harrassment the kind that can drain your bank account and result in... Read More

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    Good Review - 7/23/2018
    I’ve read some of the older reviews of San Antonio and it is interesting to see all the different opinions. I have lived in Seattle, Atlanta, Naples, and Austin and they... Read More

    Real talk. - 2/5/2018
    I was born and raised in San Antonio. Here's my $0.02. THE TL;DR -- If you can handle allergy season being (basically) year-round, don't mind humid, hot weather, have... Read More


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