Tri-City Health Center’s service area is home to approximately 603,670 people, according to 2016 US Census estimates. In 2018, the majority TCHC’s 26,025 patients resided in Fremont, Hayward, Union City, Newark, and San Leandro. The remaining patients seek care from the surrounding four counties.
In 2014, Alameda Country was named the fourth-most ethnically diverse county in the United States. TCHC’s service area encompasses a population that is 32 percent White, 29 percent Asian, 23 percent Hispanic,11 percent Black and 5 percent other. TCHC’s patients reflect that diversity.
TCHC served patients that were is 37 percent Asian, 45 percent White, 6 percent Black, 8 percent multiple, 2 percent indigenous, 2 percent unreported. Also, 36 percent are of Hispanic descent. Services are given to 18 percent of patients in languages other than English.
The TCHC service population also:
- 91 percent of our patients are below 200% of the federal poverty level.
- 68 percent of our patients subsist at 100% of the federal poverty level.
- 37 percent of our patients come to us without private insurance (employer based) or publicly funded health care coverage (e.g. Medi-Cal).