Health in Wylie, Texas

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

Wylie air quality is 63. (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.

Wylie water quality is 80. (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.

Wylie Superfund Index is 99. (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 attentin paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 228 physicians per 100,000 population in Wylie. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Wylie commutes 33 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHWylie, TexasUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)63.258.4
  Water Quality (100=best)8055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)98.986.9
  Physicians per Cap.228210
  Health Cost102.7100
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    Great Place For A Family - 10/21/2014
    If you enjoy being near a city, but having the small town feel where running into people you know is normal and even if you don't personally know people, it is OK to... Read More

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    Education and prayer - 8/16/2008
    Wylie school district continues to show slow awareness to the growth around it. The community continues to hold Christian prayers as part of their PTA, board and any... Read More

    Public Schools - 6/17/2006
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