Health Departments in Alaska

There are 32 Health Departments in Alaska, serving a population of 738,565 people in an area of 570,488 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 23,080 people, and 1 Health Department per 17,827 square miles.

The state of Alaska is ranked 12th in Health Departments per capita, and 55th in Health Departments per square mile.

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Alaska Health Statistics

Find Alaska Population of People With Disabilities, Population by Disability Type, Public Health Insurance Coverage, and Private Health Insurance Coverage. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Alaska Population of People With Disabilities
 AlaskaUnited States
People With Disabilities83,410 (11.7%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities38,114 (10.9%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities45,296 (12.4%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
Alaska Population by Disability Type
 AlaskaUnited States
Hearing Difficulty31,702 (4.4%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty15,669 (2.2%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty29,357 (4.4%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty38,636 (5.9%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty14,637 (2.2%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty24,292 (4.6%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
Alaska Public Health Insurance Coverage
 AlaskaUnited States
Public Health Insurance208,041 (29.1%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage79,123 (11.1%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage130,005 (18.2%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage28,126 (3.9%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
Alaska Private Health Insurance Coverage
 AlaskaUnited States
Private Health Insurance470,575 (65.9%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage387,628 (54.3%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage54,495 (7.6%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage69,216 (9.7%)8,454,213 (2.7%)