Virginia Beach, Virginia 

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Health in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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

Virginia Beach air quality is 58. (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.

Virginia Beach water quality is 61. (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.

Virginia Beach Superfund Index is 96. (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 230 physicians per 100,000 population in Virginia Beach. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Virginia Beach commutes 28 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26 minutes.
AIR QUALITY DISEASE RISK

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  HEALTHVirginia Beach, VirginiaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)57.758.4
  Water Quality (100=best)6155
  Superfund Sites (100=best)96.486.9
  Physicians per Cap.230210
  Health Cost100.8100
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    Reviews for Virginia Beach    93 Reviews
    Great Place to Grow Up - 6/13/2018
    I lived in the Kempsville area of VB growing up and loved it. There's no way to be bored when you have so many public and neighborhood parks, libraries, events,... Read More

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    A Great Place to Raise a Family - 8/20/2014
    I was born & raised in southern California but I've lived here in Virginia Beach since 1976. The weather is not as nice as California but really nothing to complain... Read More

    Virginia Beach has it all - 1/24/2014
    Amazing reading these other posts! Came to website verifying a statistic I had read about the cost of living in Hampton Roads area. Got sucked into reading the posts... Read More


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