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Medical Service Study Area - Details
Map of MSSA
Census Tracts Within
Population by TractsEthnicity in MSSAArea by TractsPoverty in MSSA
This Medical Service Study Area (MSSA) detail report contains several metrics that are frequently used by stakeholders, policy makers, grant applicants, and healthcare advocacy organizations. Included here for this single MSSA are population demographics and geographical relationships between MSSA and other areas such as hospital markets and shortage areas. The map (left) shows this one MSSA and the census tracts that comprise it.
3,608 civilians [per] primary care physican 2,886 civilians [per] dentist 0 civilians [per] psychiatrist
Hospital Markets - Overlapping
White 5,612 38.31% Black 1,176 8.03% Hispanic 7,458 50.91% Asian 206 1.41% American Indian 13 0.09% Islander 0 0.00% Other 0 0.00% Multi-ethnicity 184 1.26%
- These are various federal and state designations relating to healthcare workforce shortage. Click each left-hand button to see where they overlap this county.
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Which MSSA have the most shortage designations?
- Each of the over 500 Medical Service Study Areas in California potentially have up to 7 special designations for workforce shortages; each of which comes with benefits. This table below lists those MSSA having at least 6 out of 7 of those special status in all or part of the MSSA.
ID Name Link 126 Blythe Go to Details 214 Hughson Go to Details 31 Auberry/Calwa/Centerville/Clovis East/Del Rey/Fowl... Go to Details 57.2 Blackwell’s Corners/Ford City/Maricopa/McKittrick/... Go to Details 62 Bear Valley Springs/Keene/Stallion Springs/Tehacha... Go to Details 95 Ballico/Cressey/Delhi/Hilmar/Livingston Go to Details 159 Buckman Springs/Canyon City/Jacumba/Morena Village... Go to Details 161c Downtown/Golden Hill/Logan Heights Go to Details 247 Browns Valley/Brownsville/Dobbins/Oregon House Go to Details 25 Firebaugh/Mendota Go to Details 26 Cantua Creek/San Joaquin/Tranquility Go to Details 32 Orange Cove/Parlier/Reedley/Squaw Valley/Tivy Vall... Go to Details 64 Inyokern/Ridgecrest Go to Details 67 Avenal Go to Details 94 Dos Palos/Gustine/Los Banos Go to Details
Other Areas - Overlapping
- These are areas of various types that overlap this MSSA partially or wholly. Click the details link to get more information specific to that area.
Name Type Link Blythe Mental Health HPSA Go to Details Blythe Primary Care HPSA Go to Details Chiriaco Summit, Desert Center Ser... MUA Go to Details Blythe Service Area MUP Go to Details Blythe PC Shortage Area Go to Details Riverside RN Shortage Area RN Shortage Area Go to Details 92225 - Mesa Verde Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 92225 - Blythe Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 92239 - Desert Center Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 92239 - Eagle Mtn Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 36th Congressional District Legislature Go to Details Riverside County Go to Details 56th Assembly District Legislature Go to Details 28th Senate District Legislature Go to Details
Other MSSA - Adjacent Neighbors
14,432 civilians 14,649 civilians + group quarters 98.5% civilian
HPSA-MHHPSA-PCMUAMUPPCSARNSAClick to see details below
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32.0% @ under 18 yrs old 58.0% @ 18 - 64 yrs old 10.0% @ 65 yrs or older
19.0% @ 100% poverty level 46.0% @ 200% poverty level
MSSA are the defined geographic analysis unit for the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development and are used for assessing needs,
healthcare planning, and healthcare policy development. Each MSSA polygon is created from 1 or more US Census tracts.
MSSAs are reproduced from the decadal census and the boundaries are formally approved by the Health Manpower Policy Commission. Moreover, the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources Service Administration (HRSA) formally recognizes California MSSAs as the Rational Service Area (RSA) for medical service in California.