Key Contact for Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health
Pennsylvania Nonmetro Population
Pennsylvania Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Pennsylvania
5.9% of Pennsylvania residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for Pennsylvania residents in 2020 was $61,700, with the rural per capita income at $47,202. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Pennsylvania is 12.2%, compared with 10.7% in urban areas of the state. 10.1% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 8.5% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Pennsylvania is 6.6%, while in urban Pennsylvania it is 6.3% (USDA-ERS 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
There are more organizations related to Pennsylvania in the organizations section.
Last Reviewed: 12/30/2021