Milwaukee, Wisconsin 

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Health in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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

Milwaukee air quality is 64. (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.

Milwaukee water quality is 20. (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.

Milwaukee Superfund Index is 94. (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 attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.

- There are 242 physicians per 100,000 population in Milwaukee. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Milwaukee commutes 22.4 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

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  • Physicians per Capita (US Avg: 261)
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    Reviews for Milwaukee    98 Reviews
    Top 5 worst cities - 5/16/2019
    First of all i have lived here for 45 years. It was really good until the last 15 years. We have 6 months of winter now, no spring and when Summer comes around it's... Read More

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    Tons to do in this mid size city! - 7/29/2018
    Milwaukee, an underrated but consistently pleasantly surprising place to visitors is experience a renaissance like never before. The amount of new projects and... Read More

    Not a bad Medium Size City - 4/16/2018
    I lived here for 22 years, and have a love and dislike of the place at the same time. In the like category are the city size as it has most of what you want from a... Read More

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