San Marcos, Texas 

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Health in San Marcos, Texas

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

San Marcos 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 Marcos water quality is 87. (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 Marcos Superfund Index is 100. (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 85 physicians per 100,000 population in San Marcos. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in San Marcos commutes 22.1 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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  HEALTHSan Marcos, TexasUnited States
  57.458.4
  8755
  99.586.9
  85210
  97100
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    Reviews for San Marcos    7 Reviews
    Pros & Cons of San Marcos - 11/14/2019
    San Marcos is a conflicted city that is growing too fast & too quickly. It is trying to cater to a huge university, mass housing estates & retirement lifestyle... Read More

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    San Marcos Rocks! - 5/18/2011
    San Marcos rocks. Plenty of cheap weed and pretty girls on the river. If you're some old geezer from Minnesoduh on the way to your winter mobile home park in the... Read More

    No Place Like Home - 1/28/2009
    San Marcos has the most beautiful people and places that I have ever seen throughout my travels. I love this city so much that I decided to settle down here and start a... Read More


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