Health Departments in California

There are 179 Health Departments in California, serving a population of 38,982,847 people in an area of 155,747 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 217,781 people, and 1 Health Department per 870 square miles.

The state of California is ranked 52nd in Health Departments per capita, and 37th in Health Departments per square mile.

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California Health Statistics

Find California 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.

California Population of People With Disabilities
 CaliforniaUnited States
People With Disabilities4,088,523 (10.6%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities2,130,459 (10.9%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities1,958,064 (10.3%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
California Population by Disability Type
 CaliforniaUnited States
Hearing Difficulty1,142,006 (3.0%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty778,549 (2.0%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty1,560,559 (4.3%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty2,133,750 (5.9%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty943,071 (2.6%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty1,611,722 (5.5%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
California Public Health Insurance Coverage
 CaliforniaUnited States
Public Health Insurance13,779,925 (35.8%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage5,529,313 (14.4%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage9,414,270 (24.5%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage588,888 (1.5%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
California Private Health Insurance Coverage
 CaliforniaUnited States
Private Health Insurance24,089,554 (62.6%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage19,700,056 (51.2%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage4,708,057 (12.2%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage679,721 (1.8%)8,454,213 (2.7%)