USDA Economic Research Service

Rural Health Workforce Maps

These new (2017) RHIhub maps show county-by-county data on Health Professional Shortage Areas for Primary Care, Dental Care, and Mental Health Care. Non-metropolitan and micropolitan shortage areas are identified with a separate color scale from metropolitan shortage areas.

Statewide Maps

County Maps:

Source: Joe Tabor, Center for Rural Health


Arizona Primary Care Area Maps

The Arizona Department of Health Services maintains maps of Arizona Medically Underserved Areas here, including:

  • Arizona Indian Nations
  • Arizona Loan Repayment Sites
  • Arizona Primary Care Areas (PCAs)
  • Arizona Medically Underserved Areas (AzMUA)
  • Border Primary Care Areas
  • Frontier, Rural, Urban and Indian PCAs
  • Population to Provider Ratios
  • Primary Care Contractors
  • Arizona Federal Medically Underserved Areas (FedMUAs/MUPs)
  • Arizona Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
  • Arizona Mental Health HPSAs
  • Dental HPSA

 All Maps:


RAC Online Maps

The Rural Assistance Center also maintains maps to assist in defining “What is rural?” including:

  • Frontier Counties
  • Medically Underserved Areas, Medically Underserved Populations
  • Rural Urban Commuting Areas
  • Rural Definitions: State-level maps

All Maps:

Mapping Tools