Yavapai County’s Health Fast Facts

About Our Community:

  • 32.5% of population is 65+.
  • 8,090 children are food insecure.
  • 15.1% of population has no health insurance.
  • 87.7% report being able to see a doctor when needed.

County Strengths:

  • Strong network of partners and collaborators.
  • 50 miles of trails for hiking, biking and getting outdoors.
  • Yavapai County ranks 1st out of 15 Arizona counties for healthy behaviors.
  • Lower incidence of mortality related to diabetes.
  • Good economic opportunities.

Most Pressing Local Health Issues:

  • Substance abuse.
  • Vaccination rates against avoidable diseases.
  • “Deaths of Despair” – 30 age-adjusted deaths per 100,000 vs. Arizona’s 19.5/100K. 
  • The need for more geriatric services.

Life Expectancy: 

  • 79 years.

Community Needs:

  • 46% of home rental is 30+% of income. This highlights the need for affordable housing.
  • Public transportation.

For more community data, visit: https://dashboards.mysidewalk.com/yavapai-health.

Information provided by Yavapai County Community Health Services, 2017 Health Status of Yavapai County