The Woodlands, Texas 

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Health in The Woodlands, 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.


PHYSICIANS PER CAPITA

There are 142 physicians per 100,000 population in The Woodlands. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the The Woodlands area is 97.3 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

97.3 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the The Woodlands area is 61 (100=best). The US average is 55.

61 / 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 The Woodlands area is 95 (100=best). The US average is 87.

95 / 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 The Woodlands commutes 31.1 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 The Woodlands area is 53 (100=best). The US average is 58.

53 / 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.

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    Reviews for The Woodlands    24 Reviews
    The Woodlands has lost its glory - 8/28/2019
    I moved to The Woodlands in 1993. Then it was a safe place to live and great place to raise children. Today however beautiful forest, restaurant's and shopping it's not... Read More

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    Education is fouled - 9/27/2015
    Some parents rave about the education system here but more and more parents are home schooling in our area. The ones that rave about it are the ones who are enjoying... Read More

    The Woodlands, TX - 7/5/2014
    Great place. Multitude of things to do here. We even have an iceskating rink during the Holidays. The Pavillion regularly attracts national talent and is second to... Read More


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