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Medical Service Study Area - Details
Downtown/Golden Hill/Logan Heights
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.
470 civilians [per] primary care physican 1,356 civilians [per] dentist 2,178 civilians [per] psychiatrist
Hospital Markets - Overlapping
- These are general acute care hospital core markets that overlap this MSSA to some degree, the amount of which will be different for each market.
Name of Hospital City Link Alvarado Hospital Medical Center San Diego Go to Details Alvarado Parkway Institute B.H.S. La Mesa Go to Details Aurora San Diego San Diego Go to Details Betty Ford Center At Eisenhower, The Rancho Mirage Go to Details Kaiser Fnd Hosp - San Diego San Diego Go to Details Kindred Hospital - San Diego San Diego Go to Details Paradise Valley Hospital National City Go to Details Promise Hospital Of San Diego San Diego Go to Details Rady Children'S Hospital - San Diego San Diego Go to Details San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital San Diego Go to Details Scripps Green Hospital La Jolla Go to Details Scripps Memorial Hospital - La Jolla La Jolla Go to Details Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego Go to Details Sharp Coronado Hospital And Healthcare Center Coronado Go to Details Sharp Mary Birch Hospital For Women And Newb... San Diego Go to Details Sharp Mcdonald Center San Diego Go to Details Sharp Memorial Hospital San Diego Go to Details Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital San Diego Go to Details University Of Calif-San Diego Medical Center San Diego Go to Details Vibra Hospital Of San Diego San Diego Go to Details
White 22,715 27.55% Black 7,411 8.99% Hispanic 46,960 56.96% Asian 3,464 4.20% American Indian 272 0.33% Islander 209 0.25% Other 128 0.16% Multi-ethnicity 1,284 1.56%
- 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 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 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
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 Downtown/Golden Hill/Logan Heights Dental HPSA Go to Details Downtown/Golden Hill/Logan Heights Mental Health HPSA Go to Details Downtown/Golden Hill/Logan Heights Primary Care HPSA Go to Details San Diego Service Area MUA Go to Details Downtown/Golden Hill/Logan Heights PC Shortage Area Go to Details San Diego RN Shortage Area RN Shortage Area Go to Details 92101 - San Diego Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 92101 - San Diego Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 92102 - San Diego Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 92102 - San Diego Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 92113 - San Diego Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 92113 - San Diego Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 92134 - San Diego Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 92134 - Naval Hospital Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 51st Congressional District Legislature Go to Details 78th Assembly District Legislature Go to Details 52nd Congressional District Legislature Go to Details 53rd Congressional District Legislature Go to Details 39th Senate District Legislature Go to Details San Diego County Go to Details 80th Assembly District Legislature Go to Details 40th Senate District Legislature Go to Details
Other MSSA - Adjacent Neighbors
- These are medical service study areas that neighbor this one. Click the details link to go to the details page for one of these adjacent MSSA.
ID Name Link 161d Chollas Creek/City Heights/East San Diego/North Pa... Go to Details 161e College Heights/Hillcrest Southeast/Kensington/Rol... Go to Details 161g Encanto/Lemon Grove Northwest/Lincoln Acres/Nation... Go to Details 161j Castle Park/Chula Vista Southwest/Imperial Beach W... Go to Details 161k Chula Vista Central And Northwest/National City We... Go to Details 161n Civic Center/Coronado/Harbor Island/Imperial Beach... Go to Details
71,865 civilians 82,443 civilians + group quarters 87.2% civilian
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21.0% @ under 18 yrs old 71.0% @ 18 - 64 yrs old 8.0% @ 65 yrs or older
29.0% @ 100% poverty level 59.0% @ 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.