Health Departments in Arkansas

There are 103 Health Departments in Arkansas, serving a population of 2,977,944 people in an area of 52,021 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 28,912 people, and 1 Health Department per 505 square miles.

The state of Arkansas is ranked 17th in Health Departments per capita, and 32nd in Health Departments per square mile.

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Arkansas Health Statistics

Find Arkansas 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.

Arkansas Population of People With Disabilities
 ArkansasUnited States
People With Disabilities501,757 (17.2%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities257,072 (17.2%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities244,685 (17.2%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
Arkansas Population by Disability Type
 ArkansasUnited States
Hearing Difficulty143,002 (4.9%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty99,090 (3.4%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty187,286 (6.8%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty278,822 (10.2%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty97,135 (3.6%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty170,536 (7.7%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
Arkansas Public Health Insurance Coverage
 ArkansasUnited States
Public Health Insurance1,206,433 (41.3%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage572,727 (19.6%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage721,950 (24.7%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage100,359 (3.4%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
Arkansas Private Health Insurance Coverage
 ArkansasUnited States
Private Health Insurance1,782,528 (61.0%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage1,378,542 (47.1%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage410,485 (14.0%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage97,058 (3.3%)8,454,213 (2.7%)