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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 297 physicians per 100,000 population in Walla Walla, Washington. The US average is 210.

Walla Walla, Washington Health Index

Air quality in Walla Walla, Washington is 60 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 Walla Walla, Washington is 40 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 95 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.


  HEALTHWalla Walla, WashingtonUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  6058.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  4055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  94.786.9
  Physicians per Cap.  297210
  Health Cost  107100

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Diversity Complaint????? - 5/1/2009
I found the statement about Walla Walla's so called lack of diversity to be unfounded. Frankly, having lived in small coastal towns for the last 30 years kind of biased... (Read More)

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Big Hopes for a Small Town - 8/21/2007
We're looking for a retirement town to relocate Northern Calif. & Walla Walla, WA kept popping up on our web & magazine searches so we spent a few days visiting. These... (Read More)

Wanna be - 8/7/2007
Walla Walla is full of "wanna bees." Seriously, the town is cute, quaint, nice scenery, however, there is no diversity and the downtown scene is just plain ridiculous. ... (Read More)


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