Location: Green River Area Development District

Key Indicators

Demographics

Green River Kentucky
Total Population 216,306 4,425,092

Data Source: Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

High School Graduation (percent adults age 25 or older) Green River Kentucky
Total 85% 83%
Female 86% 85%
Male 84% 82%

Data Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

Green River Kentucky USA
Per Capita Income $22,131 $23,741 $28,155

About the Indicator: Mean income for every man, woman, and child in a particular geography.

Data Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

Green River Kentucky USA
Median Household Income $43,211 $43,342 $53,046

Data Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

Social & Behavioral Indicators

Health Outcomes

Green River Kentucky
Premature Death (years lost per 100,000 population) 8,896 9,422

About the Indicator: Years of Potential Life Lost prior to age 75 is a measure of premature mortality that is calculated over the age range from birth to 75 years of age.

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Green River Kentucky
Total Mortality (per 100,000 population) 876 904

About the Indicator: Age-adjusted rate of deaths (from all causes) per year.

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Green River Kentucky
Motor Vehicle Deaths (count) 22.0 672.0

Data Source: FARS, Kentucky State Data Center

Green River Kentucky
Heart Disease Deaths (per 100,000 population) 195 204

About the Indicator: Age-adjusted rate of deaths (due to heart disease) per year.

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Green River Kentucky
Stroke Deaths (per 100,000 population) 43 42

About the Indicator: Age-adjusted rate of deaths (due to stroke) per year.

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Access to Care

Health Care Providers (per 1,000 population) Green River Kentucky
Primary Care Physicians 0.6 1.0
Physician Specialists 1.0 1.4
Registered Nurses 11.7 11.2
Pharmacists 0.9 1.1
Dentists 0.5 0.6

About the Indicator: Physician and Dentist data based on provider's county of practice as reported to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure or Kentucky Board of Dentistry.  Nurse, Physician Assistant, and Pharmacist data based on provider's county of residence. 

Data Source: Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, Kentucky Board of Dentistry, Kentucky Board of Nursing, Kentucky Board of Pharmacy

Health Care Providers Available Green River Kentucky
All Physicians 342 10,115
Primary Care Physicians 129 4,241
Physician Specialists 213 5,874
Registered Nurses 2,464 47,948
Nurse Practitioners 112 2,797
Physician Assistants 29 772
Pharmacists 191 4,524
Dentists 97 2,461

About the Indicator: Physician and Dentist data based on provider's county of practice as reported to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure or Kentucky Board of Dentistry.  Nurse, Physician Assistant, and Pharmacist data based on provider's county of residence. 

Data Source: Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, Kentucky Board of Dentistry, Kentucky Board of Nursing, Kentucky Board of Pharmacy

Physicians Available Green River Kentucky
Total Physicians 342 10,115
Total Primary Care 129 4,241
Family Practice 58 1,547
General Practice 2 116
Internal Medicine 35 1,375
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 493
Pediatrics 17 710
Other Specialty 213 5,874

About the Indicator: Based on physician's county of practice as reported to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure.

Data Source: Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure

Green River Kentucky
Uninsured Population (percent adults under age 65) 8% 10%

About the Indicator: The percentage of the population age 18-64 not covered by private or public health insurance.

Data Source: Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

Medicaid Enrollment Green River Kentucky
Total 45,167 928,615
65 and Over 4,190 92,515
Adults ages 20-64 14,727 313,706
Children ages 0-19 26,271 518,695
Foster Care Children 744 16,110
Blind and Disabled 8,939 208,640
BCCA 33 520

About the Indicator: BCCA refers to women eligible for coverage through the Kentucky Women's Cancer Screening Program.

Data Source: Kentucky Health Care Market Report (Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services)

Medicaid Expenditures Green River Kentucky
Total Expenditures $206,399,674 $4,126,757,251
Average Expenditures per Recipient $4,570 $4,444

Data Source: Kentucky Health Care Market Report (Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services)

Maternal & Child Health

Green River Kentucky
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (percent pregnant women) 65% 67%

About the Indicator: Percentage of pregnant women who received prenatal care during the first trimester of pregnancy and had 10 or more prenatal visits.

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Green River Kentucky
Infant Mortality (per 1,000 live births) 7 7

About the Indicator: Deaths at any time from birth up to, but not including, one year of age.

Data Source: Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Green River Kentucky
Uninsured Child Population (percent children under age 19) 4% 5%

About the Indicator: The percentage of the population age younger than 19 years not covered by private or public health insurance.

Data Source: Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, U.S. Census Bureau, Kentucky State Data Center

Senior Health

Data Sources:

Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau

Description: Decennial population data (2000, 2010, etc.) is from the Decennial Census. Data for all other years is from the Population Estimates Program, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau.

Kentucky State Data Center

Description: Calculated by the Kentucky State Data Center.

American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau

Description: Data from American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.  1-Year and 3-Year Estimates may be available for counties with large populations.  For more information, visit census.gov.

Kentucky State Police Annual Reports & FBI Uniform Crime Reports

Description: Calculated by the Kentucky State Data Center.
Rates are calculated using data from the Kentucky State Police Crime in Kentucky Annual Report www.kentuckystatepolice.org/data.htm and FBI Uniform Crime Reports for the specified year and population data from the Population Estimates Program, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau.

Kentucky State Data Center - Vital Statistics

Description: Kentucky State Data Center analysis of records from the Kentucky Department for Public Health Office of Vital Statistics.

FARS

Description: Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure

Kentucky Board of Dentistry

Kentucky Board of Nursing

Kentucky Board of Pharmacy

Small Area Health Insurance Estimates Program, U.S. Census Bureau

Kentucky Health Care Market Report (Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services)

Description: Baumgarten A. Kentucky Health Care Market Report, 2007. Minneapolis, MN: Allan Baumgarten and Associates; February 2008.  Author's analysis of 2006 data file prepared by Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services.