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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Rhode Island Population of People With Disabilities
 Rhode IslandUnited States
People With Disabilities138,199 (13.3%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities74,622 (13.9%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities63,577 (12.6%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
Rhode Island Population by Disability Type
 Rhode IslandUnited States
Hearing Difficulty37,560 (3.6%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty22,016 (2.1%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty57,734 (5.9%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty69,178 (7.0%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty29,020 (2.9%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty50,769 (6.1%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
Rhode Island Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Rhode IslandUnited States
Public Health Insurance369,803 (35.5%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage186,223 (17.9%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage217,916 (20.9%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage22,221 (2.1%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
Rhode Island Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Rhode IslandUnited States
Private Health Insurance732,215 (70.4%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage599,696 (57.6%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage149,109 (14.3%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage20,968 (2.0%)8,454,213 (2.7%)