Wichita Metro Area, Kansas 

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Health in Wichita Metro Area, Kansas

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

Wichita Metro Area 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.

Wichita Metro Area water quality is 48. (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.

Wichita Metro Area Superfund Index is 71. (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 191 physicians per 100,000 population in Wichita Metro Area. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Wichita Metro Area commutes 19.5 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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  HEALTHWichita, KansasUnited States
  59.558.4
  4855
  71.486.9
  191210
  98100
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    Reviews for Wichita    2 Reviews
    Some great places in this state with potential. - 9/10/2018
    Contrary to other reviews which seek to politicize the situation in Kansas due to differences in political and financial philosophy, I want to counter that with a... Read More

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    Live here at your own risk - 1/30/2018
    I've lived in the area nearly my whole life and up until recently, this was a great place to live and raise a family. In recent years the entire state has begun to... Read More


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