Provo, Utah 

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Health in Provo, Utah

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 111 physicians per 100,000 population in Provo. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Provo area is 104.0 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

104.0 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Provo area is 52 (100=best). The US average is 55.

52 / 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 Provo area is 98 (100=best). The US average is 87.

98 / 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 Provo commutes 17.8 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

AIR QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Provo area is 67 (100=best). The US average is 58.

67 / 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 Provo    23 Reviews
    This is the place! - 7/31/2020
    I was born in Provo and have lived in a few cities nearby my entire life. While I was raised in a semi-Mormon family, I am no longer LDS. I haven’t been for about 20... Read More

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    Nice small town. - 2/10/2018
    I live in Mississippi and im 15. Im looking for somewhere to relocate when I graduate college. Even though im 15 and I have a long way ahead before I even graduate... Read More

    Great Place to Raise a Family - 12/14/2016
    Great Quality of life. People are... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN PROVO, UTAH
    84604 84606 84601

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