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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 1,140 physicians per 100,000 population in Charlottesville, Virginia. The US average is 210.

Charlottesville, Virginia Health Index

Air quality in Charlottesville, Virginia is 36 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). 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.

Water quality in Charlottesville, Virginia is 60 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). 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 is 97 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). 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.


  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 Cost  98100

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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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