All Indicators

INDICATORS
Children Living in Poverty
The estimated number of children under 18 living below the federally defined poverty line, expressed as a percentage of all children under 18. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family was $24,858.
Children Living in Poverty, by Race/Ethnicity
The estimated number of children under 18 living below the federally defined poverty line, expressed as a percentage of all children under 18 and reported by various racial and ethnic groups. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family was $24,858.
Single-Parent Families
The estimated number of single-parent families with children under 18, as a percent of all families with children under 18.
Single-Parent Families, by Race/Ethnicity
The proportion of single-parent families with children under 18 in various racial and ethnic groups.
Rate of Child Abuse and Neglect
The number of children in indicated Child Protective Service reports, expressed as a rate per 1,000 children under age 18. Indicated reports are those in which there is credible evidence that a child has experienced abuse, neglect or maltreatment from a parent or legal guardian. This includes sexual abuse committed or allowed by a parent or guardian.
Rate of Foster Care Admissions
The annual number of children under age 18 placed in the care of the local Department of Social Services, expressed as a rate per 1,000 children under 18. Children admitted to foster care may be cared for in congregate care facilities, foster boarding homes, approved relative homes or a supervised independent living program.
Teen Pregnancy
The number of pregnancies among females ages 15 to 19, expressed as a percentage of females in that age group.
Live Births to Teen Mothers
The number of live births among females ages 15 to 19, expressed as a percentage of females in that age group.
Juvenile Delinquency Intakes
A juvenile delinquent is a child 7 to 16 years old who has committed an act that, if committed by an adult, would constitute a crime. County probation departments are the point of entry for a juvenile delinquency case, and each case brought to probation by police or another source is called an "intake." This indicator measures the number of intakes per 10,000 children ages 7-16.
Bullying at School
The number of incidents of intimidation, harassment, menacing, bullying, or cyber-bullying reported by school districts to New York State, per 1,000 students in the school districts in a county or school district.
Average Charitable Giving
Contributions to charitable organizations, measured as an average per tax return with itemized contributions.
Voter Registration Rate
The percentage of the voting-age population (18 and over) that is registered to vote.
Voter Participation Rate
The percentage of the voting-age population (18 and over) that actually voted in an election.
Total Population
The total change in the number of people living in a geographic area since 2000.
Population by Age
The change in population of a geographic area broken down by selected age groups since 2000.
Population by Race/Ethnicity
The change in population of a geographic area broken down by racial and ethnic groups since 2000. The total numbers of people in each group are shown in the second table.
Household Types
The percentage of households comprised of married couples (with and without children), singles, and other variations.
Change in Total Jobs
The growth or decline in total jobs, shown as a percentage gain or loss from the previous year.
Foreign-Born Population
The percentage of the population in a region that is foreign-born, which includes anyone who is not a U.S. citizen at birth. People who become U.S. citizens through naturalization are considered foreign-born.
Employment by Sector
The net growth or decline in jobs by sector, shown as a percentage gain or loss from 2001 to 2017.
Spending for County Government
The annual per-capita spending for county government, adjusted for inflation.
Tourism Revenue
The amount of money (in 2017 dollars) spent by visitors while in the region. This includes recreation, hotel bookings, fuel purchases, and other visitor expenditures.
Preschoolers Receiving Special Education Services
The proportion of 3- to 5-year-olds receiving special education services.
Prekindergarten Participation
The number of children, age four or otherwise eligible for kindergarten in the following school year, enrolled in publicly funded prekindergarten programs, expressed as a percentage of all 4-year-olds.
Students Receiving Special Education Services
Percent of school-aged residents (4-21) classified with disabilities and receiving special education services.
Per-Student Spending
Total spending by school districts in a county, divided by total pupils.
Student Performance on Grade 4 English, by Student Group
The percent of students tested who scored at level 3 or above--meeting or exceeding the state standard--on the state Grade 4 English exam, broken down by student subgroup. The test is scored by placing a student's performance in one of four levels.
Student Performance on Grade 4 English, by Race/Ethnicity
The percent of students tested who scored at level 3 or above--meeting or exceeding the state standard--on the state Grade 4 English exam, broken down by students' race or ethnicity. The test is scored by placing a student's performance in one of four levels.
Student Performance on Grade 4 Math, by Student Group
The percent of students tested who scored at level 3 or above--meeting or exceeding the state standard--on the New York State Grade 4 Math exam, broken down by student subgroup. The test is scored by placing a student's performance in one of four levels.
Student Performance on Grade 4 Math, by Race/Ethnicity
The percent of students tested who scored at level 3 or above--meeting or exceeding the state standard--on the New York State Grade 4 Math exam, broken down by students' race or ethnicity. The test is scored by placing a student's performance in one of four levels.
High School Cohort Graduation Rate
The number of students graduating on time (after four years of high school), as a percentage of their cohort. The cohort is the class of ninth-graders beginning high school together.
High School Cohort Dropout Rate
The number of students who dropped out of high school, as a percentage of their cohort. The cohort is the class of ninth-graders beginning high school together.
High School GED Rate
The number of students who transferred from a regular high school program to a GED program, as a percentage of their cohort. A GED program prepares students for the tests required to earn the General Educational Development credential, which certifies that a student has demonstrated a level of knowledge equal to or greater than 40% of graduating high school seniors. The cohort is the class of ninth-graders beginning high school together.
Plans of High School Graduates
The self-reported post-graduation plans of high school seniors reported in a state survey.
Education Levels of Adults
The number of residents with a particular level of education, expressed as a percentage of all residents 25 and older.
Education Levels of Adults, by Race/Ethnicity
The number of residents with a particular level of education, expressed as a percentage of all residents 25 and older, broken down by race and ethnicity.
Median Household Income
Median household income, inflated to 2017 dollars. Half of incomes are below the median and half are above.
Median Household Income, by Race/Ethnicity
Median household income, inflated to 2017 dollars, broken down by race/ethnicity. Half of incomes are below the median and half are above.
People Living in Poverty
The estimated number of people with incomes below the poverty line, as a percentage of those for whom poverty status has been determined. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.
People Living in Poverty, by Race/Ethnicity
The estimated proportion of people in various racial and ethnic groups with incomes below the poverty line. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.
Seniors Living in Poverty
The estimated proportion of residents 65 and older with incomes below the poverty line. In 2017, the threshold for a person 65 or older was $11,756.
Children Receiving Subsidized Child Care
The percentage of children in subsidized child care, expressed as a rate of all children under 13.
Veterans Living in Poverty
The estimated proportion of veterans with incomes below the poverty line. Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for one person was $12,488.
Economically Disadvantaged Students
The share of students who are economically disadvantaged. Economic disadvantage is based on a student's participation in social safety net programs.
Earned Income Tax Credit Participation
The proportion of people filing taxes who receive the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
Living Wage Rate by Household Type
The level of income needed for households of different sizes and types in a region to be able to pay for necessities including housing and food without outside assistance.
Income in Relation to Poverty Level
The share of residents with incomes below the poverty level, and at various proportions of the poverty level (below half, double the poverty level, etc.). Poverty thresholds vary by family composition and year. In 2017, the threshold for a four-person family with two children was $24,858.
People Without Health Insurance
The percentage of people under 65 who are not covered by some form of health insurance, including public programs such as Medicaid and Medicare.
Early Prenatal Care, by Mother's Race/Ethnicity
The proportion of births in which mothers began receiving prenatal care during the first trimester of pregnancy (before 13 weeks gestation), broken down by mother's race or ethnicity.
Domestic Violence
The number of reports of domestic violence per 10,000 residents.
Deaths from Drug Overdoses
Deaths due to drug overdoses, expressed as a rate per 10,000 residents.
Babies with Low Birth Weights
The proportion of babies born with low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams or about 5.5 pounds) out of all live births.
People Living wth HIV
The number of people living with HIV, per 100,000 residents.
Mental Health Clinic Visits
The number of visits to mental health clinics during the week of a state survey, expressed as a rate per 1,000 residents. Visits may be made by residents of other counties, as the data are reported by the location of the clinic.
Homeownership Rates
The percentage of all occupied housing units (not vacant) that are owner-occupied (not rented).
Homeless Persons
The number of homeless people at a given point in time (usually one night in January), per 10,000 residents.
Housing Affordability for Homeowners
The ratio of the median home value divided by the median household income, adjusted for inflation.
Housing Affordability for Renters
The proportion of household income that goes toward monthly rent, utilities, and fuel, calculated by dividing median rent by median household income for renters.
Violent Crimes
This indicator shows the number of reported serious violent crimes per 10,000 residents. Murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault are included in the serious violent crimes measure.





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