Hamilton County Data

County Health Profile:

Hamilton County Data

 

Hamilton County Health Rankings 2017

Health Outcomes63
Health Factors60

Hamilton Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)
0-1718.920.4
18-6465.760.6
65+15.419.1

Hamilton Total Population

ItemCounty (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population14,36219,934,451
Asian530.4520,2892.6
Black4,93334.43,217,42016.1
White8,61960.015,130,24875.9
Other7585.31,064,5005.3
Hispanic1,2979.04,806,19624.1
Female5,98941.710,186,50451.1
Male8,37358.39,747,94748.9
Prison2,63517.997,7940.5

Hamilton Socioeconomics

CountyFlorida
Per Capita Income ($)15,97027,598
Median Household Income ($)38,98048,900
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)27.016.0
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)47.237.3
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (%)99.665.7
Unemployment Rate (%)5.64.9
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)95.895.5
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)75.087.2
Percent with College Diplomas (%)15.837.4

Hamilton Maternal and Infant Health

CountyFlorida
Total Birth Rate10.711.2
Teen Birth Rate8.98.9
Repeat Birth Rate21.116.1
Low Birthweight (%)10.28.7
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)9.85.1
Kindergartners Immunized (%)97.494.1
Infant Death Rate12.86.1

Hamilton Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured1,37814.72,602,19216.3

Hamilton Federal Designations

Designation StatusDesignation Type
Primary Health Professional Shortage AreaYesWhole County, Correctional Institution, HPSA Geographic High Needs
Dental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesLow Income Migrant/Farmworker, Correctional Institution, Whole County
Mental Health Professional Shortage AreaYesCorrectional Institution, Geographical Area
Medically Underserved Area/PopulationYesWhole County

Hamilton Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
UF Health Shands Hospital301
Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center291
Lake City Medical Center266

Hamilton Hospital Discharge Rate

CountyFlorida
Total123.6134.3
Avoidable17.714.1

Hamilton Emergency Room Visit Rate

CountyFlorida
Total497.7423.7
Avoidable249.6198.7

Hamilton Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County NumberCounty Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes142857.7681.3
Cancer (2)35199.4153.5
Heart Disease (1)36219.6152.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)1163.939.3
Unintentional Injury (5)849.047.5
Stroke (4)528.236.7

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