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State Office of Rural Health

Delaware Office of Primary Care and Rural Health

Phone: 302.741.8599

Works closely with local health advocates on a variety of community development activities designed to increase access to healthcare in Delaware. Part of the Delaware Division of Public Health.
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Delaware Nonmetro Population

Estimated population
240,668 (24.2%)
People living in nonmetro areas

Delaware Rural Healthcare Facilities

Critical Access Hospitals
Rural Health Clinics
Federally Qualified Health Centers*
Short Term/PPS Hospitals*
*Sites according to (April 2024), showing only locations outside of U.S. Census Bureau Urban Areas with a population of 50,000 or more

Selected Social Determinants of Health for Delaware

5.5% of Delaware residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2022). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for Delaware residents in 2021 was $59,931. The ERS reports, based on 2021 ACS data, that the state-wide poverty rate is 11.5%. 8.9% of the population has not completed high school according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in Delaware is 4.5% (USDA-ERS, 2022).

For a national comparison, please see an overview of the United States.

Data Sources
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets


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Last Reviewed: 3/15/2023