Health Departments in Missouri

There are 168 Health Departments in Missouri, serving a population of 6,075,300 people in an area of 68,729 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 36,162 people, and 1 Health Department per 409 square miles.

The state of Missouri is ranked 20th in Health Departments per capita, and 26th in Health Departments per square mile.

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Missouri Health Statistics

Find Missouri 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.

Missouri Population of People With Disabilities
 MissouriUnited States
People With Disabilities865,207 (14.5%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities439,807 (14.4%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities425,400 (14.6%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
Missouri Population by Disability Type
 MissouriUnited States
Hearing Difficulty246,054 (4.1%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty151,646 (2.5%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty329,675 (5.9%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty456,884 (8.2%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty155,103 (2.8%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty293,878 (6.4%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
Missouri Public Health Insurance Coverage
 MissouriUnited States
Public Health Insurance1,850,875 (31.0%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage1,086,355 (18.2%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage869,277 (14.6%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage164,907 (2.8%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
Missouri Private Health Insurance Coverage
 MissouriUnited States
Private Health Insurance4,196,872 (70.4%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage3,386,178 (56.8%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage864,934 (14.5%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage153,575 (2.6%)8,454,213 (2.7%)