Key Contact for Florida
Florida Office of Rural Health
Florida Nonmetro Population
Florida Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Florida
12.7% of Florida residents are uninsured (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS), the average per capita income for Florida residents in 2020 was $55,675, with the rural per capita income at $42,188. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Florida is 18.9%, compared with 12.2% in urban areas of the state. 17.9% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 10.7% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Florida is at 4.4%, while in urban Florida it is at 4.6% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
There are more organizations related to Florida in the organizations section.
Last Reviewed: 12/30/2021