States ranked by ER visit rate

The District of Columbia has the highest rate of emergency room visits in the U.S., according to the most recently available data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

The Kaiser Family Foundation analyzed data from the 1999-2017 American Hospital Association Annual Survey.

Here are ER visit per 1,000 population in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2017 (the most recent data available):

Note: The list includes ties and results in a numerical listing of 45.

1. District of Columbia: 698

2. West Virginia: 648

3. Louisiana: 618

4. Ohio: 611

5. Mississippi: 604

6. Kentucky: 580

7. Alaska: 551

8. North Dakota: 538

9. Tennessee: 519

10. Indiana: 514

     Pennsylvania: 514

     Vermont: 514

11. South Carolina: 513

12. Michigan: 511

13. Missouri: 504

14. New Hampshire: 498

15. Arkansas: 496

16. Oklahoma: 492

17. Maine: 486

18. Massachusetts: 485

19. Connecticut: 480

      Montana: 480

20. Alabama: 479

21. New Mexico: 475

22. North Carolina: 473

23. Delaware: 467

24. Georgia: 455

25. Illinois: 448

26. Florida: 438

     Wyoming: 438

25. Iowa: 436

26. New York: 433

27. New Jersey: 431

28. Wisconsin: 429

29. Virginia: 423

30. Texas: 422

31. Nebraska: 420

32. Kansas: 418

33. Washington: 398

34. Idaho: 394

35. Maryland: 392

36. Rhode Island: 390

37. Oregon: 378

38. South Dakota: 375

39. Minnesota: 372

40. Utah: 358

41. Colorado: 355

42. California: 341

43. Nevada: 323

44. Arizona: 319

45. Hawaii: 317

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