Walla Walla, Washington 

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Health in Walla Walla, Washington

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

Walla Walla air quality is 60. (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.

Walla Walla water quality is 40. (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.

Walla Walla Superfund Index is 95. (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 297 physicians per 100,000 population in Walla Walla. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Walla Walla commutes 13 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26 minutes.
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  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 Cost107100
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    Reviews for Walla Walla    7 Reviews
    One of the best - 6/23/2018
    I’ve been given a lot of opportunities to explore in depth some communities, neighborhoods, cities and States by my 50 year old husband’s education and career expansion... Read More

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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

    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


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