Lafayette County Data

County Health Profile:

Lafayette County Data

 

Lafayette County Health Rankings 2017

Health Outcomes6
Health Factors40

Lafayette Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)
0-1720.320.8
18-6466.061.1
65+13.718.2

Lafayette Total Population

ItemCounty (Total) County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population8,82119,361,792
Asian90.1484,0452.5
Black1,53517.43,117,24916.1
White6,88978.114,753,68676.2
Other3894.41,008,7495.2
Hispanic1,14713.04,511,29823.3
Female3,57340.59,893,87651.1
Male5,24859.59,467,91648.9
Prison1,61918.4100,0500.5

Lafayette Socioeconomics

CountyFlorida
Per Capita Income ($)18,12526,499
Median Household Income ($)35,72047,212
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)23.516.7
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)46.938.1
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (%)60.560.2
Unemployment Rate (%)4.55.4
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)97.895.6
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)75.686.5
Percent with College Diplomas (%)18.635.9

Lafayette Maternal and Infant Health

CountyFlorida
Total Birth Rate8.311.2
Teen Birth Rate23.79.5
Repeat Birth Rate8.716.2
Low Birthweight (%)5.68.6
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)6.94.8
Kindergartners Immunized (%)97.993.7
Infant Death Rate0.06.1

Lafayette Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured1,40824.23,176,17120.2

Lafayette Federal Designations

Designation StatusDesignation Type
Primary Health Professional Shortage AreaYesWhole County, Correctional Institution, HPSA Geographic
Dental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesCorrectional Institution, Low Income Population, Whole County
Mental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesCorrectional Institution, Geographical Area, Whole County
Medically Underserved Area/PopulationYesWhole County

Lafayette Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
North Florida Regional Medical Center175
UF Health Shands Hospital152
Lake City Medical Center69

Lafayette Hospital Discharge Rate

CountyFlorida
Total76.5136.0
Avoidable9.914.2

Lafayette Emergency Room Visit Rate

CountyFlorida
Total271.2393.3
Avoidable106.3177.3

Lafayette Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes67751.1680.8
Heart Disease (1)16174.7153.6
Cancer (2)15175.1156.1
Diabetes (6)662.839.9
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)665.542.1
All Unintentional Injuries (4)446.719.5

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