Marion County Data

County Health Profile:

Marion County Data

 

Marion County Health Rankings 2017

Health Outcomes43
Health Factors36

Marion Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)
0-1719.020.8
18-6454.261.1
65+26.818.2

Marion Total Population

ItemCounty (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population334,77119,361,792
Asian4,6871.4484,0452.5
Black42,18112.63,117,24916.1
White273,17381.614,753,68676.2
Other14,4964.31,008,7495.2
Hispanic38,49911.54,511,29823.3
Female174,08152.09,893,87651.1
Male160,69048.09,467,91648.9
Prison6,2091.9100,0500.5

Marion Socioeconomics

CountyFlorida
Per Capita Income ($)21,75226,499
Median Household Income ($)39,33947,212
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)18.316.7
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)42.438.1
Students on Free/Reduced Lunch (%)67.960.2
Unemployment Rate (%)6.45.4
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)95.895.6
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)85.386.5
Percent with College Diplomas (%)26.335.9

Marion Maternal and Infant Health

CountyFlorida
Total Birth Rate10.111.2
Teen Birth Rate16.09.5
Repeat Birth Rate15.816.2
Low Birthweight (%)8.78.6
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)7.94.8
Kindergartners Immunized (%)95.293.7
Infant Death Rate8.26.1

Marion Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured50,48121.43,176,17120.2

Marion Federal Designations

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

Marion Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
Munroe Regional Medical Center19,552
Ocala Regional Medical Center10,221
UF Health Shands Hospital5,431

Marion Hospital Discharge Rate

CountyFlorida
Total148.4136.0
Avoidable14.814.2

Marion Emergency Room Visit Rate

CountyFlorida
Total463.3393.3
Avoidable214.4177.3

Marion Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes4,713787.2680.8
Heart Disease (1)1,250195.0153.6
Cancer (2)1,078174.2156.1
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)35052.739.9
All Unintentional Injuries (4) 30067.342.1
Stroke (5)20629.419.8

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