Union County Data

County Health Profile:

Union County Data

 

Union County Health Rankings 2017

Health Outcomes67
Health Factors53

Union Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)
0-1719.420.8
18-6469.561.1
65+11.118.2

Union Total Population

ItemCounty (Total) County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population15,25819,361,792
Asian1070.7484,0452.5
Black3,06720.13,117,24916.1
White11,27673.914,753,68676.2
Other8065.31,008,7495.2
Hispanic7785.14,511,29823.3
Female5,18834.09,893,87651.1
Male10,07066.09,467,91648.9
Prison4,99332.7100,0500.5

Union Socioeconomics

CountyFlorida
Per Capita Income ($)13,46726,499
Median Household Income ($)41,47647,212
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)19.016.7
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)44.938.1
Students on Free/Reduced Lunch (%)51.760.2
Unemployment Rate (%)4.85.4
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)95.395.6
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)74.886.5
Percent with College Diplomas (%)16.335.9

Union Maternal and Infant Health

CountyFlorida
Total Birth Rate10.211.2
Teen Birth Rate13.29.5
Repeat Birth Rate18.516.2
Low Birthweight (%)11.08.6
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)5.44.8
Kindergartners Immunized (%)98.093.7
Infant Death Rate2.16.1

Union Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured1,30414.83,176,17120.2

Union Federal Designations

Designation StatusDesignation Type
Primary Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income Population, Correctional Institution, Comprehensive Health Center, Federally Qualified Health Center Look A Like, Rural Health Clinic, Whole County
Dental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income Population, Correctional Institution, Comprehensive Health Center, Federally Qualified Health Center Look A Like, Rural Health Clinic, Whole County
Mental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesGeographical Area, Correctional Institution, Comprehensive Health Center, Federally Qualified Health Center Look A Like, Whole County
Medically Underserved Area/PopulationYesWhole County

Union Most Utilized Hospitals

Most Utilized HospitalsResident Discharges
UF Health Shands Hospital771
North Florida Regional Medical Center710
Memorial Hospital Jacksonville (Duval County)676

Union Hospital Discharge Rate

CountyFlorida
Total158.3136.0
Avoidable18.514.2

Union Emergency Room Visit Rate

CountyFlorida
Total523.5393.3
Avoidable211.8177.3

Union Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes2321,501.4680.8
Cancer (2)79467.0156.1
Heart Disease (1)36258.7153.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)16125.639.9
Stroke (5)1357.22.2
Unintentional Injury (4)967.434.5

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