Health Departments in District of Columbia

There are 3 Health Departments in District of Columbia, serving a population of 672,391 people in an area of 62 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 224,130 people, and 1 Health Department per 20 square miles.

The state of District of Columbia is ranked 53rd in Health Departments per capita, and 2nd in Health Departments per square mile.

List of DC Health Departments

Find District of Columbia health departments, DOH, and health and human services.


Columbia Health Department 825 North Capitol Street Northeast Washington, DC

District Of Columbia Department Of Health 825 North Capitol Street Northeast Washington, DC

Washington Health Department 899 North Capitol Street Northeast Washington, DC

District of Columbia Health Statistics

Find District of Columbia 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, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

District of Columbia Population of People With Disabilities
 District of ColumbiaUnited States
People With Disabilities79,612 (11.8%)40,071,666 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities44,878 (12.6%)20,697,026 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities34,734 (11.0%)19,374,640 (12.5%)
District of Columbia Population by Disability Type
 District of ColumbiaUnited States
Hearing Difficulty14,538 (2.2%)11,353,583 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty19,656 (2.9%)7,448,320 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty30,485 (4.8%)15,101,598 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty42,239 (6.7%)20,770,244 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty14,467 (2.3%)7,928,915 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty27,051 (4.9%)14,142,412 (5.8%)
District of Columbia Public Health Insurance Coverage
 District of ColumbiaUnited States
Public Health Insurance242,603 (36.0%)110,186,951 (34.7%)
Medicare Coverage87,599 (13.0%)53,882,811 (16.9%)
Medicaid Coverage180,914 (26.8%)63,906,660 (20.1%)
VA Health Care Coverage9,901 (1.5%)7,213,163 (2.3%)
District of Columbia Private Health Insurance Coverage
 District of ColumbiaUnited States
Private Health Insurance469,473 (69.6%)215,327,263 (67.7%)
Employer Based Coverage393,053 (58.3%)174,943,848 (55.0%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage92,838 (13.8%)43,148,566 (13.6%)
Tricare & Military Coverage13,544 (2.0%)8,572,800 (2.7%)