Charlottesville, Virginia 

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Health in Charlottesville, Virginia

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

Charlottesville air quality is 36. (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.

Charlottesville water quality is 60. (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.

Charlottesville Superfund Index is 97. (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 1,140 physicians per 100,000 population in Charlottesville. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Charlottesville commutes 27 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  HEALTHCharlottesville, VirginiaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)35.958.4
  Water Quality (100=best)6055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)96.886.9
  Physicians per Cap.1,140210
  Health Cost98100
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    Reviews for Charlottesville    39 Reviews
    Did not want to leave! - 3/18/2018
    I went to UVa in the late 70's and spent nearly 6 years there as an undergrad and afterward as a townie. Probably the best years of my life. I only left to pursue... Read More

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    loved it here and sick missing it. - 3/7/2017
    Want to start by saying we have lived in Boise, San Francisco, Seattle, Corvallis-Oregon, Yakima-Washington, Las Vegas, Baltimore, Manhattan-Kansas, Enterprise-Alabama,... Read More

    Not for seniors - 1/6/2016
    Nice downtown mall but parking is expensive. If you plan on doing activities at U of Virginia parking is awful and expensive and expect lots of walking and stairs due to... Read More


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