Zip 17543 (Lititz, PA) Health


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The 17543 Lititz, PA area is served by two local hospitals: Lancaster General Health and WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. In addition to these two medical facilities, the area also offers a wide variety of medical services, including specialized care from private practices and clinics. The area provides access to a number of health screenings and wellness programs, as well as primary care providers for routine appointments or illness-oriented visits. The region has seen steady population growth over the past decade, making it easier for residents to receive quality healthcare in their own community. Additionally, nearby cities offer convenient access to more advanced medical facilities if needed. With its commitment to providing accessible and affordable healthcare options for its residents, 17543 Lititz, PA has become an attractive place for citizens seeking quality healthcare in a small town setting.

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 177 physicians per 100,000 population in Lititz (zip 17543). The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Lititz (zip 17543) area is 122.3 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

122.3 / 100

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

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Lititz (zip 17543) area is 20 (100=best). The US average is 55.

20 / 100

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 Lititz (zip 17543) area is 90 (100=best). The US average is 87.

90 / 100

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 Lititz (zip 17543) commutes 24.0 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 Lititz (zip 17543) area is 59 (100=best). The US average is 58.

59 / 100

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
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Over 17 years ago

Moved to Lititz 15 mths ago, moving out. Not a friendly place to live at all.............A "I'm better than you" attitude, still can't understand why that thinking.   More

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