Health Departments in South Carolina

There are 89 Health Departments in South Carolina, serving a population of 4,893,444 people in an area of 30,054 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 54,982 people, and 1 Health Department per 337 square miles.

The state of South Carolina is ranked 31st in Health Departments per capita, and 22nd in Health Departments per square mile.

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South Carolina Health Statistics

Find South 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, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

South Carolina Population of People With Disabilities
 South CarolinaUnited States
People With Disabilities713,395 (14.7%)40,071,666 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities367,068 (14.5%)20,697,026 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities346,327 (14.9%)19,374,640 (12.5%)
South Carolina Population by Disability Type
 South CarolinaUnited States
Hearing Difficulty189,143 (3.9%)11,353,583 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty144,656 (3.0%)7,448,320 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty264,714 (5.8%)15,101,598 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty388,520 (8.5%)20,770,244 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty144,183 (3.2%)7,928,915 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty252,864 (6.7%)14,142,412 (5.8%)
South Carolina Public Health Insurance Coverage
 South CarolinaUnited States
Public Health Insurance1,789,543 (36.8%)110,186,951 (34.7%)
Medicare Coverage949,764 (19.5%)53,882,811 (16.9%)
Medicaid Coverage944,418 (19.4%)63,906,660 (20.1%)
VA Health Care Coverage156,272 (3.2%)7,213,163 (2.3%)
South Carolina Private Health Insurance Coverage
 South CarolinaUnited States
Private Health Insurance3,200,163 (65.9%)215,327,263 (67.7%)
Employer Based Coverage2,511,858 (51.7%)174,943,848 (55.0%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage677,922 (14.0%)43,148,566 (13.6%)
Tricare & Military Coverage236,296 (4.9%)8,572,800 (2.7%)