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Key Contact for Arizona
Arizona Center for Rural Health
Promotes the health of rural and medically underserved individuals, families, and communities in Arizona through service, education, and research. Houses the Arizona State Office of Rural Health.
Arizona Nonmetro Population
People living in nonmetro areas
Source: U.S. Census ACS 2020 estimate
Arizona Rural Healthcare Facilities
Critical Access Hospitals
Rural Health Clinics
Federally Qualified Health Centers*
Short Term/PPS Hospitals*
*Sites located outside of Urbanized Areas according to data.HRSA.gov
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Arizona
Most Arizonans have some form of health insurance
coverage, although 10.0% of the state's residents remain
uninsured (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic
Research Service, the average per capita income for
Arizonans in 2020 was $49,648, with the rural per capita
income at $39,035. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS
data, that the poverty rate in rural Arizona is 21.9%,
compared with 12.4% in urban areas of the state. 16.9% of
the rural population has not completed high school, while
11.9% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma
according to 2016-2020 ACS data reported by ERS. The
unemployment rate in rural Arizona is 6.5%, while in
urban Arizona, it is 4.8% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Foundation State Health Facts;
USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
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Last Reviewed: 10/28/2021