Rock Springs, Wyoming 

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Health in Rock Springs, Wyoming

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

Rock Springs air quality is 68. (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.

Rock Springs water quality is 60. (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.

Rock Springs Superfund Index is 91. (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.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 74 physicians per 100,000 population in Rock Springs. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Rock Springs commutes 19.0 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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  HEALTHRock Springs, WyomingUnited States
  67.758.4
  6055
  9186.9
  74210
  132100
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    Reviews for Rock Springs    3 Reviews
    Nice town but not for everyone, especially the fai - 9/12/2009
    Rock Springs will grow on you. It is a big city (about 20,000) by Wyoming standards. There are a few chain stores and a small mall. Wal-Mart is the main place to shop... Read More

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    life in rock - 11/30/2008
    i once lived in rock for about a year and then transfered to oregon. i'm ready to go back.the town is like any it has good and bad.im going back because it grew on me... Read More

    Are the rumors true? - 6/26/2007
    I have heard lots of rumors about Rock Springs. I know that many people say it is a rough town. Since I am looking at possibly teaching there, I would like to know what... Read More


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