Zip 04110 (Cumberland Foreside, ME) Health


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United States / Maine / Portland-South Portland Metro Area / Cumberland County / No City / Cumberland Foreside (zip 04110)
The health of the community in 04110 Cumberland Foreside, ME is supported by a number of local medical facilities. These include medical practices, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. The area is home to some of the best medical care available in the state, with several nationally recognized hospitals and providers. Residents have access to excellent primary care services as well as specialized services such as eye care, dentistry, physical therapy, and more. In addition, there are numerous outpatient clinics and other community-based health services that provide vital support for residents when needed. Overall, the health of this community is highly rated and provides residents with access to quality healthcare.

The health of a city has many different factors. It can refer to air quality, water quality, risk of getting respiratory disease or cancer. The people you live around can also affect your health as some places have lower or higher rates of physical activity, increased alcohol intake, smoking, obesity, and cancer rates.

Physicians per Capita

There are 450 physicians per 100,000 population in Cumberland Foreside (zip 04110). The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Cumberland Foreside (zip 04110) area is 98.6 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

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Example: 110 = 10% more expensive than national average.

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Cumberland Foreside (zip 04110) area is 70 (100=best). The US average is 55.

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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.

Superfund Index

The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Cumberland Foreside (zip 04110) area is 85 (100=best). The US average is 87.

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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

Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Cumberland Foreside (zip 04110) commutes 24.6 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

Air Quality Index

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Cumberland Foreside (zip 04110) area is 80 (100=best). The US average is 58.

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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.

Air Quality Health Risk