State by state orthopedic surgeon density — Wyoming tops the list

U.S. orthopedic surgeon density grew from 7.18 per 100,000 people in 2008 to 9.2 per 100,000 people in 2016, according to the AAOS Orthopaedic Practice in the United States survey.

 

States are listed from highest to lowest density:

1. Wyoming: 15.18
2. New Hampshire: 14.65
3. Montana: 14.42
4. Vermont: 13.9
5. Alaska: 13
6. South Dakota: 12.58
7. Rhode Island: 12.5
8. Connecticut: 12.25
9. Colorado: 12.22
10. District of Columbia: 12.2
11. Maine: 11.74
12. Oregon: 11.62
13. Idaho: 11.54
14. Massachusetts: 11.3
15. Maryland: 11.05
16. Washington: 10.7
17. Wisconsin: 10.5
18. Nebraska: 10.34
19. Minnesota: 10.15
20. Delaware: 9.94
21. New Jersey: 9.92
22. Kansas: 9.82
23. Utah: 9.81
24. Tennessee: 9.8
25. South Carolina: 9.56
26. Pennsylvania: 9.53
27. Florida: 9.51
28. Virginia: 9.46
29. Hawaii: 9.43
30. Louisiana: 9.4
31. North Carolina: 9.22
32. New Mexico: 9.16
33. California: 8.98
34. New York: 8.96
35. Ohio: 8.74
36. Arizona: 8.7
37. Alabama: 8.58
38. Indiana: 8.58
39. Missouri: 8.43
40. Illinois: 8.34
41. North Dakota: 8.19
42. Kentucky: 8.16
43. Georgia: 8.14
44. Oklahoma: 8.08
45. Iowa: 8.07
46. Michigan: 8.04
47. Arkansas: 7.52
48. West Virginia: 7.48
49. Nevada: 7.33
50. Mississippi: 7.22
51. Texas: 7.21

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