Citrus County Data

County Health Profile:

Citrus County Data


Citrus County Health Rankings 2018

Health Outcomes54
Health Factors40

Citrus Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)

Citrus Total Population

ItemCounty (Total) County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population141,37320,278,447
Asian2,4031.7547,518 2.7
Black4,1002.93,264,830 16.1
White131,61893.115,350,784 75.7
Other3,2522.31,115,315 5.5
Hispanic7,4935.35,008,776 24.7
Female72,94851.610,362,286 51.1
Male68,42548.49,916,161 48.9

Citrus Socioeconomics

Per Capita Income ($)25,03428,774
Median Household Income ($)40,57450,883
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)17.415.5
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)39.836.4
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (%)72.569.4
Unemployment Rate (%)5.84.2
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)96.995.5
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)87.487.6
Percent with College Diplomas (%)26.638.2

Citrus Maternal and Infant Health

Total Birth Rate7.411.1
Teen Birth Rate10.78.2
Repeat Birth Rate13.515.7
Low Birthweight (%)8.78.7
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)5.95.5
Kindergartners Immunized (%)93.693.7
Infant Death Rate8.26.1

Citrus Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured13,37714.82,478,19415.4

Citrus Federal Designations

Designation StatusDesignation Type
Primary Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income Population, Rural Health Clinic, Federally Qualified Health Center, Whole County
Dental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income Population, Federally Qualified Health Center, Whole County
Mental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income Population, Federally Qualified Health Center, Whole County
Medically Underserved Area/PopulationYesLow Income Population

Citrus Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
Citrus Memorial Hospital 9,622
Bayfront Health Seven Rivers5,098
Oak Hill Hospital2,139

Citrus Hospital Discharge Rate


Citrus Emergency Room Visit Rate


Citrus Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes2,544840.4685.2
Heart Disease (1)693201.3151.9
Cancer (2)559176.8150.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)25070.639.6
Stroke (4)20257.452.6
All Unintentional Injuries (5)13884.338.7

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