Baxter County, Arkansas 

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Health in Baxter County, Arkansas

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

Baxter County air quality is 57. (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.

Baxter County water quality is 87. (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.

Baxter County Superfund Index is 98. (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 239 physicians per 100,000 population in Baxter County. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Baxter County commutes 16.4 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
AIR QUALITY DISEASE RISK

  HEALTHBaxter, ArkansasUnited States
  56.858.4
  8755
  97.986.9
  239210
  87100
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    ZIP CODES IN BAXTER COUNTY, ARKANSAS
    72653, 72635, 72642, 72658, 72626, 72651, 72623, 72537, 72544, 72617, ... 10 more

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