Health Departments in Tennessee

There are 143 Health Departments in Tennessee, serving a population of 6,597,381 people in an area of 41,225 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 46,135 people, and 1 Health Department per 288 square miles.

The state of Tennessee is ranked 25th in Health Departments per capita, and 17th in Health Departments per square mile.

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Tennessee Health Statistics

Find Tennessee 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.

Tennessee Population of People With Disabilities
 TennesseeUnited States
People With Disabilities1,001,684 (15.4%)39,792,082 (12.6%)
Females With Disabilities523,808 (15.6%)20,559,836 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities477,876 (15.2%)19,232,246 (12.5%)
Tennessee Population by Disability Type
 TennesseeUnited States
Hearing Difficulty279,020 (4.3%)11,270,650 (3.6%)
Vision Difficulty199,712 (3.1%)7,390,198 (2.3%)
Cognitive Difficulty385,190 (6.3%)14,957,724 (5.1%)
Ambulatory Difficulty547,613 (9.0%)20,776,059 (7.0%)
Self-Care Difficulty198,286 (3.3%)7,889,808 (2.7%)
Independent Living Difficulty359,289 (7.2%)14,023,060 (5.8%)
Tennessee Public Health Insurance Coverage
 TennesseeUnited States
Public Health Insurance2,322,101 (35.8%)106,925,261 (33.8%)
Medicare Coverage1,173,085 (18.1%)52,445,202 (16.6%)
Medicaid Coverage1,310,549 (20.2%)61,856,728 (19.6%)
VA Health Care Coverage170,496 (2.6%)7,061,913 (2.2%)
Tennessee Private Health Insurance Coverage
 TennesseeUnited States
Private Health Insurance4,266,161 (65.7%)212,459,414 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage3,392,314 (52.2%)173,208,349 (54.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage897,116 (13.8%)41,922,628 (13.3%)
Tricare & Military Coverage222,082 (3.4%)8,454,213 (2.7%)