Key Contact for Washington
Washington State Office of Rural Health
Washington Nonmetro Population
Washington Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Washington
7.2% of Washington residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for Washingtonians in 2020 was $67,126, with the rural per capita income at $49,577. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Washington is 13.0%, compared with 9.1% in urban areas of the state. 10.0% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 7.9% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Washington is 6.3%, while in urban Washington it is 5.1% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
There are more organizations related to Washington in the organizations section.
Last Reviewed: 12/18/2020