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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

District of Columbia Population of People With Disabilities
 District of ColumbiaUnited States
People With Disabilities77,368 (11.7%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities43,949 (12.5%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities33,419 (10.7%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
District of Columbia Population by Disability Type
 District of ColumbiaUnited States
Hearing Difficulty14,083 (2.1%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty18,529 (2.8%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty29,694 (4.8%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty41,713 (6.7%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty14,581 (2.4%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty26,277 (4.8%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
District of Columbia Public Health Insurance Coverage
 District of ColumbiaUnited States
Public Health Insurance238,895 (36.1%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage85,711 (13.0%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage177,800 (26.9%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage10,136 (1.5%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
District of Columbia Private Health Insurance Coverage
 District of ColumbiaUnited States
Private Health Insurance458,444 (69.3%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage386,266 (58.4%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage88,794 (13.4%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage12,526 (1.9%)8,454,213 (2.7%)