Harrisville, NH 03450 is a small rural town located in Cheshire County. The town itself has a population of just over 980 people, and offers its residents access to local hospitals and medical facilities. The nearest hospital is Valley Regional Hospital in nearby Claremont, which is an award-winning facility that offers comprehensive health care services. In addition to this hospital, there are several medical clinics throughout the area that provide general medical services and specialized care for those living in Harrisville. These clinics include the Mountain Health Care Center and Upper Valley Family Practice, both of which employ highly trained professionals who are dedicated to providing quality care to their patients. Additionally, the town of Harrisville also has a variety of public health services available such as vaccination centers and community health programs that help ensure the well-being of its residents. This includes offering education on healthy lifestyles and preventive healthcare measures that can help reduce the risk of disease or illness within the community.
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 188 physicians per 100,000 population in Harrisville (zip 03450). The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
Health Cost Index
The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Harrisville (zip 03450) area is 92.9 (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 Harrisville (zip 03450) area is 72 (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.
The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Harrisville (zip 03450) area is 81 (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.
Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Harrisville (zip 03450) commutes 28.4 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
Air Quality Index
The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Harrisville (zip 03450) area is 88 (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.