Columbia County Data

County Health Profile:

Columbia County Data

 

Columbia County Health Rankings 2017

Health Outcomes57
Health Factors50

Columbia Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)
0-1721.920.4
18-6460.960.6
65+17.219.1

Columbia Total Population

ItemCounty (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population68,19819,934,451
Asian5800.9520,2892.6
Black12,11217.83,217,42016.1
White52,70377.315,130,24875.9
Other2,8034.11,064,5005.3
Hispanic3,7855.64,806,19624.1
Female32,87148.210,186,50451.1
Male35,32751.89,747,94748.9
Prison3,7855.597,7940.5

Columbia Socioeconomics

CountyFlorida
Per Capita Income ($)21,87527,598
Median Household Income ($)42,84848,900
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)19.416.1
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)40.437.3
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (%)78.965.7
Unemployment Rate (%)4.84.9
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)95.395.5
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)86.287.2
Percent with College Diplomas (%)25.537.4

Columbia Maternal and Infant Health

CountyFlorida
Total Birth Rate12.011.2
Teen Birth Rate17.08.9
Repeat Birth Rate16.816.1
Low Birthweight (%)11.08.7
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)6.65.1
Kindergartners Immunized (%)93.794.1
Infant Death Rate9.36.1

Columbia Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured6,47912.52,602,19216.3

Columbia Federal Designations

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

Columbia Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
Lake City Medical Center2,277
North Florida Regional Medical Center2,257
UF Health Shands Hospital1,586

Columbia Hospital Discharge Rate

CountyFlorida
Total161.6134.3
Avoidable22.014.1

Columbia Emergency Room Visit Rate

CountyFlorida
Total667.4423.7
Avoidable339.6198.7

Columbia Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes768893.6681.3
Cancer (2)188207.3153.5
Heart Disease (1)166191.5152.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)6067.639.3
All Unintentional Injuries (5)4053.447.5
Stroke (4)4350.036.7

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