Bradford County Data

County Health Profile:

Bradford County Data


Bradford County Health Rankings 2018

Health Outcomes62
Health Factors49

Bradford Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)

Bradford Total Population

ItemCounty (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population26,77520,278,447
White20,85877.915,350,784 75.7
Other6162.31,115,315 5.5
Hispanic1,0173.85,008,776 24.7
Male14,75355.19,916,161 48.9
Prison3,55812.7119,036 0.6

Bradford Socioeconomics

Per Capita Income ($)19,65628,774
Median Household Income ($)46,10650,883
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)18.815.5
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)39.536.4
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (%)98.169.4
Unemployment Rate (%)3.64.2
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)97.095.5
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)78.287.6
Percent with College Diplomas (%)19.938.2

Bradford Maternal and Infant Health

Total Birth Rate10.611.1
Teen Birth Rate19.48.2
Repeat Birth Rate19.615.7
Low Birthweight (%)11.18.7
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)5.95.5
Kindergartners Immunized (%)98.793.7
Infant Death Rate13.76.1

Bradford Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured2,24711.92,478,19415.4

Bradford Federal Designations

Designation StatusDesignation Type
Primary Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income Population, Whole County
Dental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income Population, Whole County
Mental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesGeographical Area
Medically Underserved Area/PopulationYesWhole County

Bradford Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
UF Health Shands Hospital 1,320
North Florida Regional Medical Center 1,077
Shands Starke Regional Medical704

Bradford Hospital Discharge Rate


Bradford Emergency Room Visit Rate


Bradford Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes319877.1685.2
Cancer (2)66176.6151.9
Heart Disease (1)61155.7150.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3) 2563.539.6
All Unintentional Injuries (5)2377.052.6
Stroke (4)1541.238.7

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