Health Departments in North Carolina

There are 148 Health Departments in North Carolina, serving a population of 10,052,564 people in an area of 48,605 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 67,922 people, and 1 Health Department per 328 square miles.

The state of North Carolina is ranked 36th in Health Departments per capita, and 21st in Health Departments per square mile.

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North Carolina Health Statistics

Find North Carolina 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.

North Carolina Population of People With Disabilities
 North CarolinaUnited States
People With Disabilities1,344,677 (13.7%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities700,520 (13.7%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities644,157 (13.6%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
North Carolina Population by Disability Type
 North CarolinaUnited States
Hearing Difficulty367,990 (3.7%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty261,156 (2.7%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty508,539 (5.5%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty726,055 (7.9%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty271,518 (2.9%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty475,434 (6.3%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
North Carolina Public Health Insurance Coverage
 North CarolinaUnited States
Public Health Insurance3,321,781 (33.7%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage1,728,153 (17.6%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage1,794,703 (18.2%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage269,423 (2.7%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
North Carolina Private Health Insurance Coverage
 North CarolinaUnited States
Private Health Insurance6,540,805 (66.4%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage5,015,487 (50.9%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage1,491,866 (15.2%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage444,202 (4.5%)8,454,213 (2.7%)