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Key Contact for New Jersey
New Jersey State Office of Rural Health
Statewide resource for rural health concerns. Collects and shares rural health information, provides technical assistance, and encourages recruitment and retention of health professionals in rural areas.
New Jersey 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 New Jersey
5.4% percent of New Jersey residents lack health
insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic
Research Service (ERS), the average per capita income for
New Jersey residents in 2020 was $73,460. Based on 2020
ACS data, ERS reports that the state-wide poverty rate is
9.4% and 9.7% of the population has not completed high
school (ERS report, 2016-2020 ACS data). The unemployment
rate in New Jersey is 6.3% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Foundation State Health Facts;
USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
There are more organizations related to New Jersey
in the organizations section.