Levy County Data

County Health Profile:

Levy County Data


Levy County Health Rankings 2018

Health Outcomes59
Health Factors48

Levy Population Age

AgeCounty (%)Florida (%)

Levy Total Population

ItemCounty (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Total Population39,71320,278,447
Black3,4958.83,264,830 16.1
White34,74987.515,350,784 75.7
Other1,2313.11,115,315 5.5
Male19,42048.99,916,161 48.9
Prison00.0119,036 0.6

Levy Socioeconomics

Per Capita Income ($)21,04328,774
Median Household Income ($)36,55450,883
Percent of Persons Below 100% of the FPL (%)21.915.5
Percent of Persons Below 200% of the FPL (%)49.636.4
Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch (%)99.969.4
Unemployment Rate (%)4.34.2
Percent of Businesses with <50 Employees (%)97.995.5
Percent with High School Diplomas (%)83.587.6
Percent with College Diplomas (%)20.738.2

Levy Maternal and Infant Health

Total Birth Rate9.811.1
Teen Birth Rate7.08.2
Repeat Birth Rate14.915.7
Low Birthweight (%)10.38.7
Late or No Prenatal Care (%)7.35.5
Kindergartners Immunized (%)96.193.7
Infant Death Rate14.26.1

Levy Healthcare Access - Uninsured

County (Total)County (%)Florida (Total)Florida (%)
Non-Elderly (Age 0-64) Uninsured5,18317.22,478,19415.4

Levy Federal Designations

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

Levy Most Utilized Hospitals

Hospital NameNumber of Discharges
North Florida Regional Medical Center2,307
UF Health Shands Hospital2,186
Bayfront Health Seven Rivers423

Levy Hospital Discharge Rate


Levy Emergency Room Visit Rate


Levy Leading Causes of Death

Cause (Florida Rank)County (Total)County Age-adjusted Death RateFlorida Age-Adjusted Death Rate
All Causes559913.7685.2
Cancer (2)138212.8151.9
Heart Disease (1)119186.3150.8
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (3)4566.939.6
All Unintentional Injuries (5)3582.452.6
Stroke (4)2640.838.7

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