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County Data

  • Rural/Non-rural: Rural
  • County Health Ranking: 147
  • Population: 16,787
  • Total Number of Physicians: 18
  • Life Expectancy: 73.3
  • #1 Cause of Death: Heart disease
  • Uninsured Population Under 65 (percentage): 16.3
  • Population in Poverty (percentage): 24.5
  • Population Without a High School Diploma (percentage): 18.6
  • #1 Industry: Manufacturing
  • White Alone, not Hispanic or Latino: 55.8
  • Black or African American Alone: 36.1
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.6
  • Asian Alone: 0.9
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander: 0.1
  • Two or More Races: 1.3
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2

Hospitals

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  • Dorminy Medical Center

    certification status: In Progress

    county: Ben Hill

    address: 200 Perry House Road
    Fitzgerald, GA 31750