Zip 97217 (Portland, OR) 

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Health in Zip 97217 (Portland, OR)

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

Portland (zip 97217) air quality is 23. (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.

Portland (zip 97217) water quality is 52. (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.

Portland (zip 97217) Superfund Index is 87. (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 376 physicians per 100,000 population in Portland (zip 97217). The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Portland (zip 97217) commutes 25.5 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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  HEALTHPortland, OregonUnited States
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  8786.9
  376210
  84100
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    Piedmont--North Portland - 3/2/2009
    I live in the Piedmont neighborhood in North Portland. The crown jewel of this neighborhood is Peninsula Park. With a community center, an outdoor pool, a gymnasium,... Read More

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