Alachua County Data

County Health Profile:

Alachua County Data

 

Alachua County Health Rankings 2017

Health Outcomes26
Health Factors9

Alachua Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)
0-171820.8
18-6470.561.1
65+11.518.2

Alachua Total Population

ItemCounty (Total) County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population251,75919,361,792
Asian13,8475.5484,0452.5
Black50,85520.23,117,24916.1
White175,72869.814,753,68676.2
Other11,2034.51,008,7495.2
Hispanic22,1558.84,511,29823.3
Female129,90851.69,893,87651.1
Male121,85148.49,467,91648.9
Prison3950.2100,0500.5

Alachua Socioeconomics

Alachua CountyFlorida
Per Capita Income ($)25,02026,499
Median Household Income ($)42,04547,212
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)25.416.7
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)43.338.1
Students Eligible Free/Reduced Lunch (%)49.860.2
Unemployment Rate (%)4.55.4
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)95.295.6
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)91.886.5
Percent with College Diplomas (%)51.135.9

Alachua Maternal and Infant Health

Alachua CountyFlorida
Total Birth Rate11.511.2
Teen Birth Rate8.99.5
Repeat Birth Rate12.816.2
Low Birthweight (%)9.48.6
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)4.64.8
Kindergartners Immunized (%)93.893.7
Infant Death Rate8.86.1

Alachua Healthcare Access - Uninsured

Alachua County NumberAlachua PercentFlorida NumberFlorida Percent
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured35,35116.63,176,17120.2

Alachua Federal Designations

Designation StatusDesignation Type
Primary Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income/Migrant Farmworker, Rural Health Clinic, Whole County
Dental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesRural Health Clinic
Mental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesRural Health Clinic
Medically Underserved Area/PopulationYesLow Income/Migrant Farmworker Population

Alachua Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
UF Health Shands Hospital14,958
North Florida Regional Medical Center13,389
UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital1,562

Alachua Hospital Discharge Rate

Alachua CountyFlorida
Total156.7136.0
Avoidable21.814.2

Alachua Emergency Room Visit Rate

Alachua CountyFlorida
Total369.8393.3
Avoidable146.3177.3

Alachua Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)Alachua NumberAlachua Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes771904.2680.8
Cancer (2)183204.9156.1
Heart Disease (1)154178.4153.6
Stroke (5)6573.039.9
All Unintentional Injuries (4)4557.734.5
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)4561.142.1

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