A look at the number of active primary care physicians by state, the rate per capita and each state's ranking nationally, according to a 2011 report by the Association of American Medical Colleges. The doctors represent those who self-reported dealing directly with patients, as opposed to primary care physicians who are teaching, involved in research or doing mostly administrative work.

A look at the number of active primary care physicians by state, the rate per capita and each state's ranking nationally, according to a 2011 report by the Association of American Medical Colleges. The doctors represent those who self-reported dealing directly with patients, as opposed to primary care physicians who are teaching, involved in research or doing mostly administrative work.

Total# ofRate perPopulationDoctors100,000RankUnited States309,050,816245,36779.4N.R.Alabama4,729,6563,12066.044Alaska708,86266794.18Arizona6,676,6274,54468.143Arkansas2,910,2362,02669.640California37,266,60029,96880.426Colorado5,095,3094,22983.021Connecticut3,526,9373,17289.912Delaware891,46475584.720D.C.610,5891,110181.8N.R.Florida18,678,04914,58278.129Georgia9,908,3576,51665.845Hawaii1,300,0861,358104.54Idaho1,559,79698763.347Illinois12,944,41010,59181.822Indiana6,445,2954,58871.236Iowa3,023,0812,28875.731Kansas2,841,1212,12874.932Kentucky4,339,4353,02869.839Louisiana4,529,4263,09468.342Maine1,312,9391,459111.12Maryland5,737,2745,42794.67Massachusetts6,631,2807,144107.73Michigan9,931,2358,48785.518Minnesota5,290,4474,93893.39Mississippi2,960,4671,73258.549Missouri6,011,7414,44173.935Montana980,15279280.824Nebraska1,811,0721,35674.933Nevada2,654,7511,69163.746New Hampshire1,323,5311,30898.85New Jersey8,732,8117,50686.015New Mexico2,033,8751,62679.928New York19,577,73017,98991.911North Carolina9,458,8887,01174.134North Dakota653,77856185.817Ohio11,532,1119,22780.027Oklahoma3,724,4472,57169.041Oregon3,855,5363,58993.110Pennsylvania12,632,78010,74985.119Rhode Island1,056,8701,00995.56South Carolina4,596,9583,23170.338South Dakota820,07766080.525Tennessee6,338,1124,87276.930Texas25,213,44515,63362.048Utah2,830,7531,65458.450Vermont622,433694111.51Virginia7,952,1196,44681.123Washington6,746,1995,97188.513West Virginia1,825,5131,56885.916Wisconsin5,668,5194,88786.214Wyoming547,63738770.737