Health Departments in Mississippi

There are 131 Health Departments in Mississippi, serving a population of 2,986,220 people in an area of 46,912 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 22,795 people, and 1 Health Department per 358 square miles.

The state of Mississippi is ranked 11th in Health Departments per capita, and 23rd in Health Departments per square mile.

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Mississippi Health Statistics

Find Mississippi 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.

Mississippi Population of People With Disabilities
 MississippiUnited States
People With Disabilities476,197 (16.3%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities248,915 (16.4%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities227,282 (16.2%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
Mississippi Population by Disability Type
 MississippiUnited States
Hearing Difficulty119,381 (4.1%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty100,764 (3.4%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty183,649 (6.7%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty276,721 (10.1%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty101,840 (3.7%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty179,356 (8.2%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
Mississippi Public Health Insurance Coverage
 MississippiUnited States
Public Health Insurance1,124,046 (38.5%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage532,738 (18.2%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage708,192 (24.2%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage77,352 (2.6%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
Mississippi Private Health Insurance Coverage
 MississippiUnited States
Private Health Insurance1,725,468 (59.1%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage1,350,009 (46.2%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage370,604 (12.7%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage110,546 (3.8%)8,454,213 (2.7%)