St. George, Utah 

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Health in St. George, 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 152 physicians per 100,000 population in St. George. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.


HEALTH COST INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the St. George area is 111.7 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

111.7 / 100

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


WATER QUALITY INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the St. George area is 73 (100=best). The US average is 55.

73 / 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 St. George area is 96 (100=best). The US average is 87.

96 / 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 St. George commutes 15.0 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 St. George area is 68 (100=best). The US average is 58.

68 / 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 St. George    73 Reviews
    St. George is a great place to retire. - 10/5/2019
    I have lived in St. George for 8 months and love it so far. I agree that there are not a lot of jobs and most have low pay so this may not be a good place if your... Read More

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    Not fond of St. George - 9/16/2019
    I've lived in St. George for 4 1/2 years. I can say it is the worst place I ever lived. This town is a large clique. My poor dog had to go to emergency yesterday, was... Read More

    Moving out of here ASAP!! - 6/18/2019
    Ok so first off St George is a very beautiful place for Desert scenery. I'm sure most people can agree with that statement, if you have visited or lived here. With that... Read More


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