Salt Lake City, Utah 

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Health in Salt Lake City, Utah

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

Salt Lake City air quality is 54. (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.

Salt Lake City water quality is 68. (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.

Salt Lake City Superfund Index is 84. (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 233 physicians per 100,000 population in Salt Lake City. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Salt Lake City commutes 19 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHSalt Lake City, UtahUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)53.958.4
  Water Quality (100=best)6855
  Superfund Sites (100=best)83.986.9
  Physicians per Cap.233210
  Health Cost95.3100
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    Reviews for Salt Lake City    81 Reviews
    Downtown is a homeless convention center!! - 8/16/2018
    Absolutley horrible The amount of homeless in the city is so much that it looks like a PARADE. Elderly, drug addicts, people lying on the sidewalks after overdosing. ... Read More

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    Three Stars and Dropping - 7/5/2018
    Pros: Access to great mountains and desert areas (amazing) Crime is manageable if you live in the right area Outdoor culture Great Universities Pretty decent jobs.... Read More

    No longer a conservative city - 7/2/2018
    Sadly SLC is going through some kind of forced-progressive "white shaming" movement and our Mayor is a far leftist who is obsessed with turning SLC into refugee... Read More


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