Health Departments in Kentucky

There are 187 Health Departments in Kentucky, serving a population of 4,424,376 people in an area of 39,475 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 23,659 people, and 1 Health Department per 211 square miles.

The state of Kentucky is ranked 13th in Health Departments per capita, and 10th in Health Departments per square mile.

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Kentucky Health Statistics

Find Kentucky 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.

Kentucky Population of People With Disabilities
 KentuckyUnited States
People With Disabilities751,563 (17.3%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities384,632 (17.3%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities366,931 (17.3%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
Kentucky Population by Disability Type
 KentuckyUnited States
Hearing Difficulty210,345 (4.8%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty146,033 (3.4%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty295,399 (7.3%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty417,846 (10.3%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty144,614 (3.6%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty264,153 (7.9%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
Kentucky Public Health Insurance Coverage
 KentuckyUnited States
Public Health Insurance1,735,422 (40.0%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage816,466 (18.8%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage1,045,679 (24.1%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage122,041 (2.8%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
Kentucky Private Health Insurance Coverage
 KentuckyUnited States
Private Health Insurance2,828,848 (65.2%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage2,336,105 (53.8%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage532,010 (12.3%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage124,421 (2.9%)8,454,213 (2.7%)