Health Departments in Iowa

There are 115 Health Departments in Iowa, serving a population of 3,118,102 people in an area of 55,842 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 27,113 people, and 1 Health Department per 485 square miles.

The state of Iowa is ranked 16th in Health Departments per capita, and 30th in Health Departments per square mile.

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Iowa Health Statistics

Find Iowa 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.

Iowa Population of People With Disabilities
 IowaUnited States
People With Disabilities356,551 (11.6%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities178,590 (11.5%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities177,961 (11.7%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
Iowa Population by Disability Type
 IowaUnited States
Hearing Difficulty114,277 (3.7%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty54,606 (1.8%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty127,569 (4.4%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty168,273 (5.8%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty59,335 (2.1%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty108,528 (4.6%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
Iowa Public Health Insurance Coverage
 IowaUnited States
Public Health Insurance1,012,824 (32.9%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage532,726 (17.3%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage544,743 (17.7%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage79,363 (2.6%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
Iowa Private Health Insurance Coverage
 IowaUnited States
Private Health Insurance2,328,596 (75.7%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage1,861,179 (60.5%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage527,919 (17.2%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage51,429 (1.7%)8,454,213 (2.7%)