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Medical Service Study Area - Details
Blackwell’s Corners/Ford City/Maricopa/McKittrick/Taft
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.
0 civilians [per] primary care physican 6,170 civilians [per] dentist 0 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 Bakersfield Heart Hospital Bakersfield Go to Details Bakersfield Memorial Hospital- 34Th Street Bakersfield Go to Details Betty Ford Center At Eisenhower, The Rancho Mirage Go to Details Good Samaritan Hospital-Bakersfield Bakersfield Go to Details Healthsouth Bakersfield Rehabilitation Hospi... Bakersfield Go to Details Keck Hospital Of Usc Los Angeles Go to Details Mercy Hospital - Bakersfield Bakersfield Go to Details Ronald Reagan Ucla Medical Center Los Angeles Go to Details San Joaquin Community Hospital Bakersfield Go to Details
White 13,365 63.31% Black 292 1.38% Hispanic 6,377 30.21% Asian 294 1.39% American Indian 203 0.96% Islander 16 0.08% Other 8 0.04% Multi-ethnicity 554 2.62%
- 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 Blackwell’s Corners/Ford City/Mari... Dental HPSA Go to Details Blackwell’s Corners/Ford City/Mari... Mental Health HPSA Go to Details Blackwell’s Corners/Ford City/Mari... Primary Care HPSA Go to Details Kern Service Area MUA Go to Details Blackwell’s Corners/Ford City/Mari... PC Shortage Area Go to Details Kern RN Shortage Area RN Shortage Area Go to Details 93224 - Fellows Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93224 - Fellows Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93249 - Lost Hills Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93249 - Lost Hills Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93251 - MC Kittrick Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93251 - Mc Kittrick Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93252 - Maricopa Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93252 - Maricopa Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93268 - Taft Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93268 - Taft Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93276 - Tupman Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93276 - Tupman Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93311 - Bakersfield Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93311 - Bakersfield Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93313 - Bakersfield Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 93313 - Pumpkin Ctr Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 16th Senate District Legislature Go to Details 23rd Congressional District Legislature Go to Details 32nd Assembly District Legislature Go to Details Kern County Go to Details 14th Senate District Legislature Go to Details 34th Assembly 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 172 San Luis Obispo Go to Details 57.1 Fort Tejon/Frazier Park/Lebec/Pine Mountain Go to Details 58.2 Lost Hills/Wasco Go to Details 59 Buttonwillow Go to Details 61 Arvin/Lamont/Weed Patch Go to Details 66c Bakersfield Southwest Go to Details
18,509 civilians 21,109 civilians + group quarters 87.7% civilian
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28.0% @ under 18 yrs old 63.0% @ 18 - 64 yrs old 9.0% @ 65 yrs or older
21.0% @ 100% poverty level 49.0% @ 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.