Columbia County Data

County Health Profile:

Columbia County Data

 

Columbia County Health Rankings 2018

Health Outcomes60
Health Factors47

Columbia Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)
0-1721.920.3
18-6460.560.4
65+17.619.4

Columbia Total Population

ItemCounty (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population68,48420,278,447
Asian6160.9547,518 2.7
Black12,19017.83,264,830 16.1
White52,93877.315,350,784
75.7
Other2,6713.91,115,315
5.5
Hispanic3,9725.85,008,776 24.7
Female33,07848.310,362,286 51.1
Male35,40651.79,916,161
48.9
Prison4,0115.8119,036 0.6

Columbia Socioeconomics

CountyFlorida
Per Capita Income ($)22,85528,774
Median Household Income ($)43,50450,883
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)16.815.5
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)38.936.4
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (%)90.569.4
Unemployment Rate (%)4.34.2
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)95.795.5
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)87.087.6
Percent with College Diplomas (%)26.538.2

Columbia Maternal and Infant Health

CountyFlorida
Total Birth Rate11.811.1
Teen Birth Rate14.18.2
Repeat Birth Rate22.115.7
Low Birthweight (%)10.78.7
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)6.15.5
Kindergartners Immunized (%)94.593.7
Infant Death Rate9.96.1

Columbia Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured6,59512.62,478,19415.4

Columbia Federal Designations

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

Columbia Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
Lake City Medical Center3,643
North Florida Regional Medical Center3,113
UF Health Shands Hospital2,242

Columbia Hospital Discharge Rate

CountyFlorida
Total172.2127.1
Avoidable21.813.1

Columbia Emergency Room Visit Rate

CountyFlorida
Total691.7411.6
Avoidable339.6198.7

Columbia Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes792909.6685.2
Cancer (2)194212.2151.9
Heart Disease (1)169193.7150.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)6368.639.6
All Unintentional Injuries (5)4660.852.6
Stroke (4)414738.7
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