Health Care Snapshot 2020: Montgomery County ranks in top 10 in Texas for health outcomes

In terms of county health in 2020, Montgomery County ranked among the top 15 on length of life and quality of life.
In terms of county health in 2020, Montgomery County ranked among the top 15 on length of life and quality of life.

In terms of county health in 2020, Montgomery County ranked among the top 15 on length of life and quality of life.

In 2020 county health rankings, Montgomery County ranked among the top 15 counties in Texas in the length of life and quality of life categories, landing it in the top 10 overall for health outcomes. However, the county ranked 240 of 244 counties in physical environmental factors, which include air pollution, drinking water violations, housing problems and long commutes.
By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.