Health Departments in Massachusetts

There are 386 Health Departments in Massachusetts, serving a population of 6,789,319 people in an area of 7,800 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 17,588 people, and 1 Health Department per 20 square miles.

The state of Massachusetts is ranked 9th in Health Departments per capita, and 1st in Health Departments per square mile.

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Massachusetts Health Statistics

Find Massachusetts 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.

Massachusetts Population of People With Disabilities
 MassachusettsUnited States
People With Disabilities781,740 (11.6%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities414,152 (12.0%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities367,588 (11.3%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
Massachusetts Population by Disability Type
 MassachusettsUnited States
Hearing Difficulty223,425 (3.3%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty129,817 (1.9%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty317,684 (5.0%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty376,868 (5.9%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty157,882 (2.5%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty285,325 (5.3%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
Massachusetts Public Health Insurance Coverage
 MassachusettsUnited States
Public Health Insurance2,386,623 (35.5%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage1,103,279 (16.4%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage1,517,815 (22.6%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage100,704 (1.5%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
Massachusetts Private Health Insurance Coverage
 MassachusettsUnited States
Private Health Insurance4,982,962 (74.2%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage4,283,518 (63.8%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage867,749 (12.9%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage75,343 (1.1%)8,454,213 (2.7%)