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State Office of Rural Health
Nevada State Office of Rural Health
Provides technical assistance activities to rural
communities through workshops, dissemination of
information, and recruitment and retention of health care
practitioners. A program of the Office of Statewide
Initiatives at the University of Nevada, Reno School of
Medicine and home to the Area Health Education Centers (AHECs), Flex and SHIP programs.
Nevada Nonmetro Population
People living in nonmetro areas
Nevada Rural Healthcare Facilities
Critical Access Hospitals
Rural Health Clinics
Federally Qualified Health Centers*
Short Term/PPS Hospitals*
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Nevada
10.6% of Nevadans lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021).
According to the Economic Research Service, the average
per capita income for Nevadans in 2020 was $53,720, with
the rural per capita income at $52,429. The ERS reports,
based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural
Nevada is 11.0%, compared with 12.7% in urban areas of
the state. 10.9% of the rural population has not
completed high school, while 13.2% of the urban
population lacks a high school diploma according to
2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate
in rural Nevada is 4.3%, while in urban Nevada it is 7.5%
Foundation State Health Facts;
USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
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