Zip 05762 (Pittsfield, VT) Health


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United States / Vermont / Rutland Metro Area / Rutland County / No City / Pittsfield (zip 05762)
Pittsfield, VT 05762 is a small rural community with a population of just under 1,000 people. The town has access to several local hospitals and medical facilities that provide high-quality healthcare to its residents. These include Rutland Regional Medical Center, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, Palliative Care of the Upper Valley, and Springfield Health Center. Each of these facilities offers comprehensive medical services ranging from pediatric care to geriatric care, acute care to chronic disease management, mental health services and more. In addition to these hospitals and healthcare facilities, the town also has access to several private practices providing family medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, internal medicine and specialty care such as dermatology and orthopedics. The Pittsfield community is fortunate to have access to quality health services close by enabling individuals in need of medical attention or emergency care to get the help they need quickly.

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 219 physicians per 100,000 population in Pittsfield (zip 05762). The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Pittsfield (zip 05762) area is 97.0 (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 Pittsfield (zip 05762) area is 60 (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 Pittsfield (zip 05762) area is 91 (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 Pittsfield (zip 05762) commutes 22.2 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 Pittsfield (zip 05762) area is 93 (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