Health Departments in New Jersey

There are 156 Health Departments in New Jersey, serving a population of 8,960,161 people in an area of 7,353 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 57,436 people, and 1 Health Department per 47 square miles.

The state of New Jersey is ranked 32nd in Health Departments per capita, and 4th in Health Departments per square mile.

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New Jersey Health Statistics

Find New Jersey 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.

New Jersey Population of People With Disabilities
 New JerseyUnited States
People With Disabilities925,580 (10.5%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities499,407 (11.0%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities426,173 (9.9%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
New Jersey Population by Disability Type
 New JerseyUnited States
Hearing Difficulty232,396 (2.6%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty171,506 (1.9%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty325,414 (3.9%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty496,699 (6.0%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty197,173 (2.4%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty349,736 (5.1%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
New Jersey Public Health Insurance Coverage
 New JerseyUnited States
Public Health Insurance2,628,552 (29.7%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage1,424,987 (16.1%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage1,418,705 (16.0%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage94,776 (1.1%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
New Jersey Private Health Insurance Coverage
 New JerseyUnited States
Private Health Insurance6,336,083 (71.6%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage5,504,400 (62.2%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage1,008,467 (11.4%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage81,978 (0.9%)8,454,213 (2.7%)