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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.
5,653 civilians [per] primary care physican 7,914 civilians [per] dentist 39,568 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 Central Valley Specialty Hospital Modesto Go to Details Children'S Hospital Central California Madera Go to Details Doctors Medical Center Modesto Go to Details Emanuel Medical Center, Inc Turlock Go to Details Kaiser Fnd Hosp-Manteca Manteca Go to Details Marie Green Psychiatric Center - P H F Merced Go to Details Memorial Hospital Medical Center - Modesto Modesto Go to Details Mercy Medical Center - Merced Merced Go to Details Shriners Hospitals For Children Northern Cal... Sacramento Go to Details Stanford Hospital Palo Alto Go to Details Stanislaus Surgical Hospital Modesto Go to Details Ucsf Medical Center San Francisco Go to Details
White 14,720 37.07% Black 258 0.65% Hispanic 20,771 52.31% Asian 3,390 8.54% American Indian 150 0.38% Islander 114 0.29% Other 52 0.13% Multi-ethnicity 254 0.64%
- 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 Ballico/Cressey/Delhi/Hilmar/Livin... Dental HPSA Go to Details Ballico/Cressey/Delhi/Hilmar/Livin... Mental Health HPSA Go to Details Ballico/Cressey/Delhi/Hilmar/Livin... Primary Care HPSA Go to Details Ballico, Cressey, Delhi, Hilmar, L... MUA Go to Details Ballico/Cressey/Delhi/Hilmar/Livin... PC Shortage Area Go to Details Merced RN Shortage Area RN Shortage Area Go to Details 95301 - Atwater Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95301 - Atwater Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95303 - Ballico Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95303 - Ballico Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95315 - Delhi Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95315 - Delhi Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95322 - Santa Nella Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95322 - Gustine Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95324 - Hilmar Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95324 - Hilmar Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95334 - Livingston Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95334 - Livingston Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95374 - Stevinson Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95374 - Stevinson Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95380 - Turlock Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 95380 - Turlock Post Office ZIP Code Go to Details 16th Congressional District Legislature Go to Details 12th Senate District Legislature Go to Details Merced County Go to Details 21st 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 212.1 Denair/Turlock Go to Details 212.2 Keyes Go to Details 213 Crows Landing/Empire/Grayson/Newman/Patterson/West... Go to Details 94 Dos Palos/Gustine/Los Banos Go to Details 96 Atwater/Snelling/Winton Go to Details 97.2 El Nido/Merced Southwest Go to Details
39,568 civilians 39,709 civilians + group quarters 99.6% civilian
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32.0% @ under 18 yrs old 59.0% @ 18 - 64 yrs old 9.0% @ 65 yrs or older
16.0% @ 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.