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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

U.S. Census Bureau: Quick Facts
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.

Data Hub: New York Data Sets
Rockefeller Institute of Government. Download data tables for New York State education, employment, health and human services, and housing, among other topics.

50-State Demographics Data Generator
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.

CNY Vitals Pro: Get to know Central New York
Central New York Community Foundation: CNY Vitals analyzes and tracks 70 data points on topics including the economy, housing, health, demographics, poverty, and education in Onondaga, Madison, Cayuga, Cortland, and Oswego counties. Data profiles can be generated for several cities as well.

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, including Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, and Ulster counties.

Economics

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

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

NYSCAA: Poverty Data
New York State Community Action Association. Poverty reports are available by county.

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.

New York State Education Data and Research Hub
Cornell University: Detailed information by school district and BOCES region is presented here in useful formats. In addition to education statistics, information on chemical dependence is available by county. Users can also create their own maps by selecting indicators of interest.

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.

New York Data
Power to Decide. Provides detailed, statewide information on adolescent pregnancy and birth rates.

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.

County Health Rankings and Roadmaps
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute

Data Center: Sexual and Reproductive Health Indicators
Guttmacher Institute

County Profiles and Cultural Group Reports
CCASE/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.

New York City Community Health Profiles
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. View profiles by borough or at the community level.

NYC Health: EpiQuery Natality Module (birth data)
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Can be sorted by mother's age and borough or neighborhood.

NYC Health: STD Surveillance Data
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Includes rates by borough and neighborhood.

Sub-County-Level Health Data

Annual Vital Statistics Table
NYS Department of Health.

New York City Community Health Profiles (Data Tool)
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Select your community, then a category (for example, maternal and child health) to see key statistics.

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.