2019 Health Care Directory: A snapshot of health in Richardson, Dallas and Collin County

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Dallas and Collin County offer a variety of health services for residents. See how healthy residents of both counties are and statistics about how many locals work in the health care industry.

How healthy is Dallas County?

81% of adults surveyed reported being in good or great health.

85% of adults are nonsmokers.

77% adults are considered fit.

96% of residents have access to locations for physical activity.

78% of residents have health insurance.

How healthy is Collin County?

86% of adults surveyed reported being in good or great health.

88% of adults are nonsmokers.

81% adults are considered fit.

90% of residents have access to locations for physical activity.

89% of residents have health insurance.

Local Health Care Industry

6,929 workers in Richardson are employed in the health care and social assistance industry.

4,742 workers in Richardson are employed in health care-related occupations.

Richardson hospitals employ 1,490 total employees.

There were 2,373 primary care physicians in Dallas County in 2019.

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Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.
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