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New York State Data Sources

Looking for data specific to New York State, or for your region, county, or community? Here are some links to start your search.

Community and Regional Profiles

American FactFinder
U.S. Census Bureau. Enter city or county to create a community fact sheet drawn from census data.

New York Profiles
Cornell Program on Applied Demographics. Recent demographic, social, economic, and agricultural data for counties, municipalities, and American Indian Areas.

NYS Kids' Well-being Indicator Clearinghouse (KWIC)
New York State agencies. Gathers and maps data by county in several life areas: economic security, physical and emotional health, education, citizenship, family, and community. Provides four region or thematic profiles: overall well being, child welfare, maternal/infant health, and juvenile justice.

KWIC Map Builder
KWIC. Create a custom profile for your New York State county, school district, U.S. Congressional district, NYS Senate or Assembly districts, or county subdivisions. Select an indicator among a wide range of choices in the areas of economic security, health, education, civic engagement, family, and community.

New York State Statistical Yearbook
Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. The New York State Statistical Yearbook is published annually. Data tables can be downloaded. For most of the tables, data are presented for the five boroughs of New York City and the 57 counties outside New York City.

50-State Demographics Wizard
National Center for Children in Poverty. Create custom tables of statistics about low-income or poor children. Data includes income level, parental education, parental employment, marital status, child's age, and more.

ACT Rochester: Community Indicators for the Greater Rochester Area
Rochester Area Community Foundation. See "Children & Youth" and "Education" sections for reports on health, family support, engagement, risk exposure, and educational achievement.

Cayuga and Seneca Counties Community Profile
United Way. Tracks 70 indicators of community health for Cayuga and Seneca counties, and provides comparison data for other counties in the region, including Onondaga, Ontario, Oswego, and Wayne.

Community Indicators Project: A Portrait of Herkimer and Oneida Counties
Leadership Alliance for a Vital Community. Tracks 80 community health indicators for Herkimer and Oneida counties in Central New York.

CNY Community Foundation. Tracks data and indicators concerning Onondaga County and the region.

Mid-Hudson Valley Community Profiles
Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, Dyson Foundation, and United Way. This web tool includes 50 separate indicators that provide insight into the trends of the Mid-Hudson Valley Region, as well as Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster counties individually.


Monthly Caseload Statistics
New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. Caseload statistics for TANF, Safety Net, Food Stamps, SSI, and Child Support at state and county levels.

Labor Statistics
New York State Department of Labor

Regions of NYS
New York State Department of Labor

Local Workforce Investment Areas
New York State Department of Labor

New York Demographics of Low-Income Children
National Center for Children in Poverty

New York Demographics of Poor Children
National Center for Children in Poverty

Education Data

New York State Education Data Site
NYS Education Department. Data by county, district, and school.

NYC Department of Education
Graduation rates reported by school, borough, and citywide; achievement results; enrollment by borough, district, and school; and more. See also NYC School Survey results.

Health Data

Youth Risk Behavior Survey
Data available for NYS, NYC, and NYC by borough.

EpiQuery: NYC Interactive Health Data
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Guttmacher Institute State Data Center
Customizable tables may include demographics, teen pregnancy, miscarriages, abortions, and births.

National Campaign State Profiles
National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. Includes data on population, parental employment, insurance, school dropout, and more, in addition to extensive teen pregnancy and birth rate information.

County-Level Health and Vital Statistics

Also see "Community and Regional Profiles" above.

Community Health Indicator Reports (CHIRS) and County Health Assessment Indicators (CHAI)
NYS Department of Health

County Health Indicators by Race/Ethnicity (CHIRE)
NYS Department of Health

New York State Prevention Agenda Dashboard - County Level
NYS Department of Health. Use drop-down menu to select county.

New York State County/ZIP Code Perinatal Data Profile
NYS Department of Health. Includes teen pregnancy rates and teen birth rates by county.

Community Health Status Indicators Reports
Department of Health and Human Services

Contraceptive Needs and Services
Guttmacher Institute

County Mental Health Profiles
NYS Office of Mental Health

Vital Statistics of New York State
Tables include births by mother's age and resident county as well as county-level data on prenatal care.

HealtheConnections. Tracks nearly 200 health indicators in Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, and Oswego Counties.

NYC Health: Summary of Vital Statistics
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

NYC Health: Vital Statistics Query - Birth Data (EpiQuery)
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Can be sorted by mother's age and borough or neighborhood.

New York City STD Query (EpiQuery)
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Includes rates by borough and neighborhood. Trends over time are presented for birth rates and pregnancy outcomes.

Sub-County-Level Health Data

Annual Vital Statistics Tables
NYS Department of Health. Includes:

  • City and Village Profiles
  • Total Live Births by School District Area, New York State
  • Live Births by Minor Civil Division (villages and townships)
NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Find information by borough or high-risk neighborhood school.

Immigration Data

Homeland Security Immigration Statistics
See the Yearbook of Immigration Statistics, and search for "New York."

Bureau of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance: Provider Directory
Contact providers for regional information.

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