Gem County, Idaho 

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Health in Gem County, Idaho

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

Gem County air quality is 78. (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.

Gem County 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.

Gem County Superfund Index is 90. (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 65 physicians per 100,000 population in Gem County. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Gem County commutes 29.6 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
AIR QUALITY DISEASE RISK

  HEALTHGem, IdahoUnited States
  78.158.4
  4055
  89.986.9
  65210
  95100
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    ZIP CODES IN GEM COUNTY, IDAHO
    83617 83670 83657 83636

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