Access to Doctors

The 2017 Access to Doctors Grade is based on rigorous analysis of both the proximity and the availability of offices of physicians for an area. Learn where our data comes from.

Factors Considered

Factor Description Source Weight
Access to Doctors Per Area A measure of the proximity (per square mile) of offices of physicians. U.S. Census 50.0%
Access to Doctors Per Capita A measure of the availability (per capita) of offices of physicians. U.S. Census 50.0%

Statistics obtained from the U.S. Census represent the most recent data available.

For more details about how we calculate our rankings, click here.