Health Departments in Maryland

There are 52 Health Departments in Maryland, serving a population of 5,996,079 people in an area of 9,707 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 115,309 people, and 1 Health Department per 186 square miles.

The state of Maryland is ranked 45th in Health Departments per capita, and 8th in Health Departments per square mile.

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Maryland Health Statistics

Find Maryland 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.

Maryland Population of People With Disabilities
 MarylandUnited States
People With Disabilities638,104 (10.8%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities341,062 (11.1%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities297,042 (10.5%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
Maryland Population by Disability Type
 MarylandUnited States
Hearing Difficulty159,258 (2.7%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty110,802 (1.9%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty237,930 (4.3%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty332,940 (6.0%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty122,428 (2.2%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty223,060 (4.9%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
Maryland Public Health Insurance Coverage
 MarylandUnited States
Public Health Insurance1,812,880 (30.7%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage898,869 (15.2%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage1,013,296 (17.2%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage112,008 (1.9%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
Maryland Private Health Insurance Coverage
 MarylandUnited States
Private Health Insurance4,381,721 (74.3%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage3,734,406 (63.3%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage728,295 (12.3%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage212,608 (3.6%)8,454,213 (2.7%)