Health Departments in Rhode Island

There are 2 Health Departments in Rhode Island, serving a population of 1,056,138 people in an area of 1,034 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 528,069 people, and 1 Health Department per 516 square miles.

The state of Rhode Island is ranked 54th in Health Departments per capita, and 33rd in Health Departments per square mile.

List of RI Health Departments

Find Rhode Island health departments, DOH, and health and human services.


Rhode Island Department Of Health 3 Capitol Hill Providence, RI

Rhode Island Department of Health 50 Orms Street Providence, RI

Rhode Island Health Statistics

Find Rhode Island 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, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Rhode Island Population of People With Disabilities
 Rhode IslandUnited States
People With Disabilities141,478 (13.6%)40,071,666 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities76,136 (14.2%)20,697,026 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities65,342 (13.0%)19,374,640 (12.5%)
Rhode Island Population by Disability Type
 Rhode IslandUnited States
Hearing Difficulty38,266 (3.7%)11,353,583 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty22,601 (2.2%)7,448,320 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty60,173 (6.1%)15,101,598 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty70,229 (7.1%)20,770,244 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty29,884 (3.0%)7,928,915 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty52,693 (6.3%)14,142,412 (5.8%)
Rhode Island Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Rhode IslandUnited States
Public Health Insurance384,173 (36.9%)110,186,951 (34.7%)
Medicare Coverage190,108 (18.3%)53,882,811 (16.9%)
Medicaid Coverage229,601 (22.1%)63,906,660 (20.1%)
VA Health Care Coverage23,218 (2.2%)7,213,163 (2.3%)
Rhode Island Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Rhode IslandUnited States
Private Health Insurance735,362 (70.6%)215,327,263 (67.7%)
Employer Based Coverage600,979 (57.7%)174,943,848 (55.0%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage151,330 (14.5%)43,148,566 (13.6%)
Tricare & Military Coverage20,962 (2.0%)8,572,800 (2.7%)