How Many Hospitals Are In The U.S.? (Hospital Statistics)

Today you’ll find out how many hospitals are in the U.S. and many more hospital statistics.

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Steven Zauderer
November 21st, 2022

Number Of Hospitals In The U.S.

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  1. There are 6,093 hospitals in the United States according to the American Hospital Association (AHA).
  2. There are 1,796 rural community hospitals.
  3. There are 3,343 urban community hospitals.
  4. There are 5,139 community hospitals.
  5. There are 3,483 community hospitals in a system.
  6. There are 2,960 nongovernment not-for-profit community hospitals.
  7. There are 1,228 investor-owned (for-profit) community hospitals.
  8. There are 951 state and local government community hospitals.
  9. There are 207 federal government hospitals.
  10. There are 635 non federal psychiatric hospitals.

The American Hospital Association conducted an annual survey of hospitals in the U.S. called the “2020 AHA Annual Survey (FY 2020)”. It includes the number of hospitals in the U.S., number of beds in each hospital, the number of hospital beds, and the number of government hospitals.

Number Of Hospital Beds In All U.S. Hospitals

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  1. There are 920,531 total staffed beds in all U.S. hospitals.
  2. There are 59,281 medical-surgical intensive care beds in community hospitals.
  3. There are 15,778 cardiac intensive care beds in community hospitals.
  4. There are 23,096 neonatal intensive care beds in community hospitals.
  5. There are 5,037 pediatric intensive care beds in community hospitals.
  6. There are 1,280 burn care beds in community hospitals.
  7. There are 7,887 hospital beds classified as “other intensive care beds” in community hospitals.

Total Number of All U.S. Hospitals

6,093

Number of U.S. Community Hospitals

5,139

Number of Nongovernment Not-for-Profit Community Hospitals

2,960

Number of Investor-Owned (For-Profit) Community Hospitals

1,228

Number of State and Local Government Community Hospitals

951

Number of Federal Government Hospitals

207

Number of Nonfederal Psychiatric Hospitals

635

Other Hospitals

112

Total Staffed Beds in All U.S. Hospitals

920,531

Staffed Beds in Community Hospitals

789,354

Intensive Care Beds in Community Hospitals

 

Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Beds in Community Hospitals

59,281

Cardiac Intensive Care Beds in Community Hospitals

15,778

Neonatal Intensive Care Beds in Community Hospitals

23,096

Pediatric Intensive Care Beds in Community Hospitals

5,037

Burn Care Beds in Community Hospitals

1,280

Other Intensive Care Beds in Community Hospitals

7,887

Total Admissions in All U.S. Hospitals

33,356,853

Admissions in Community Hospitals

31,393,318

Total Expenses for All U.S. Hospitals

$1,213,881,001,000

Expenses for Community Hospitals

$1,102,282,383,000

Number of Rural Community Hospitals

1,796

Number of Urban CommunityHospitals

3,343

Number of Community Hospitals in a System 10

3,483

U.S. Hospital Occupancy Rate - 33,356,853

Admissions In Community Hospitals - 31,393,318

Total Expenses For All U.S. Hospitals - $1,213,881,001,000

Expenses For Community Hospitals - $1,102,282,383,000

How Many ICU Beds In The US?

There are 112,359 ICU beds in the United States.

How Many ICU Beds In The US?

Hospital Statistics By State

According to the American Hospital Directory, some states have more hospitals than others. 

State Hospitals Beds Discharges Patient Days Gross Patient Revenue
AK - Alaska 11 1,288 44,459 257,983 $6,811,011
AL - Alabama 90 14,994 528,906 2,877,051 $68,902,027
AR - Arkansas 52 8,069 307,056 1,498,863 $31,372,933
AS - American Samoa 1 131 4,607 28,024 $68,160
AZ - Arizona 76 13,866 600,673 3,032,505 $94,192,563
CA - California 339 74,448 2,924,156 14,589,271 $568,804,465
CO - Colorado 59 8,466 383,039 1,901,063 $82,323,639
CT - Connecticut 35 8,722 341,341 1,771,756 $44,623,400
DC - Washington D.C. 7 2,188 85,801 560,383 $14,149,695
DE - Delaware 8 2,117 93,179 488,118 $8,989,003
FL - Florida 221 56,473 2,450,855 12,491,820 $401,089,109
GA - Georgia 112 22,365 887,226 5,062,668 $130,673,693
GU - Guam 3 407 9,732 78,413 $536,835
HI - Hawaii 14 2,523 83,409 501,450 $10,013,732
IA - Iowa 38 6,330 246,604 1,226,066 $28,740,778
ID - Idaho 18 2,651 110,902 520,726 $16,158,930
IL - Illinois 140 27,954 1,119,238 5,692,606 $164,289,785
IN - Indiana 100 15,642 660,634 3,219,054 $94,348,627
KS - Kansas 56 7,636 258,948 1,222,254 $39,745,282
KY - Kentucky 73 13,145 487,454 2,567,006 $68,093,127
LA - Louisiana 109 14,971 474,495 2,485,197 $64,948,005
MA - Massachusetts 72 14,290 677,342 3,584,200 $77,334,683
MD - Maryland 52 10,844 504,983 2,736,974 $20,194,479
ME - Maine 19 2,897 100,144 562,443 $13,564,905
MI - Michigan 102 22,889 940,058 4,734,819 $109,275,695
MN - Minnesota 54 10,210 449,444 2,195,113 $51,381,160
MO - Missouri 81 17,213 650,152 3,349,212 $85,036,815
MP - Northern Mariana Islands 1 74 3,384 15,548 $0
MS - Mississippi 70 9,748 310,873 1,510,545 $39,181,625
MT - Montana 17 2,271 77,305 399,802 $8,826,400
NC - North Carolina 110 22,782 957,290 5,173,179 $119,609,931
ND - North Dakota 10 2,030 73,766 372,253 $9,978,591
NE - Nebraska 27 4,397 159,355 831,405 $18,084,588
NH - New Hampshire 14 3,187 97,501 509,572 $15,932,271
NJ - New Jersey 78 20,619 865,736 4,410,599 $135,870,803
NM - New Mexico 37 3,857 164,930 791,765 $20,536,914
NV - Nevada 31 6,017 286,376 1,573,967 $58,397,726
NY - New York 187 57,792 2,038,774 11,700,703 $307,521,062
OH - Ohio 148 27,773 1,187,172 5,796,922 $171,806,235
OK - Oklahoma 88 9,873 396,643 1,952,479 $54,684,724
OR - Oregon 36 6,338 292,394 1,461,714 $32,979,728
PA - Pennsylvania 182 34,863 1,384,171 6,927,400 $232,016,821
PR - Puerto Rico 53 8,016 259,105 1,552,748 $4,806,684
RI - Rhode Island 11 2,434 101,206 518,313 $10,691,359
SC - South Carolina 67 11,239 493,551 2,526,878 $73,273,346
SD - South Dakota 24 2,805 96,319 429,344 $14,189,195
TN - Tennessee 96 18,710 762,990 3,940,413 $99,149,660
TX - Texas 369 59,862 2,600,979 13,263,453 $411,295,793
UT - Utah 36 4,896 209,842 884,552 $25,064,083
VA - Virginia 91 17,664 685,922 3,660,041 $98,653,246
VI - Virgin Islands 2 226 5,229 32,446 $256,891
VT - Vermont 7 867 35,617 198,281 $5,033,877
WA - Washington 60 10,099 462,431 2,588,085 $74,752,685
WI - Wisconsin 87 11,077 450,392 2,266,349 $67,927,025
WV - West Virginia 34 5,367 193,754 1,057,505 $22,889,179
WY - Wyoming 14 1,254 29,202 121,880 $3,498,580
TOTAL 3,929 748,866 30,107,046 155,703,179 $4,432,571,558

Why Does The Total Number Of U.S. Hospitals Change?

Industry consolidation through healthcare mergers and acquisitions is one reason why there’s a changing number of hospitals in the U.S. The result is a decline in the number of U.S. hospitals for several decades.

Changes to payer reimbursement structures can also negatively impact hospital finances

Sources

  1. https://www.aha.org/statistics/fast-facts-us-hospitals
  2. https://www.aha.org/system/files/media/file/2022/01/fast-facts-on-US-hospitals-2022.pdf
  3. https://www.ahd.com/state_statistics.html
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CEO of CrossRiverTherapy - a national ABA therapy company based in the USA.

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