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Child Well-being: Erie County

The Child Well-being Report provides a snapshot of the overall health, education and well-being of children, youth and families. This is the default profile.

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Economic Security: Erie County
Indicator(s)
rate or percent (base year;current year)
Base Year Current Year NYS Current
Number Rate Number Rate Rate

Children and Youth Living Below Poverty,
number and percent children/youth ages birth-17 years (2015;2022)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

45,547 24.3 30,716 16.6 18.6

Children and Youth Receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits,
number and percent children/youth ages birth-17 years (2015;2021)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

56,381 29.7 50,544 26.1 21.7

Children and Youth Receiving Public Assistance,
number and percent children/youth ages birth-17 years (2015;2021)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

17,687 9.3 8,564 4.4 5.0

Children and Youth Receiving Supplemental Security Income,
number and percent children/youth ages birth-17 years (2010;2020)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

4,398 2.2 4,087 2.2 1.9

Children Receiving Free or Reduced-price School Lunch - Public Schools ,
number and percent children in grades K-12 (2014/15;2020/21)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

56,484 45.6 58,405 50.0 N/A
Physical and Emotional Health: Erie County
Indicator(s)
rate or percent (base year;current year)
Base Year Current Year NYS Current
Number Rate Number Rate Rate

Asthma - Hospitalizations 0-4 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/10,000 children ages birth-4 years (2012-2014;2018-2020)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

167 34.0 119 23.6 27.4

Self-Inflicted Injuries - Hospitalizations 10-14 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 10-14 years (2016-2018;2018-2020)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

30 56.6 25 49.3 40.9

Self-Inflicted Injuries - Hospitalizations 15-19 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 15-19 years (2016-2018;2018-2020)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

72 122.7 75 131.9 111.8

Self-Inflicted Injuries - Suicide Mortality (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 10-19 years (2014-2016;2018-2020)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

*1 *1.2 *5 *4.3 3.5

Infant Mortality (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/1,000 live births (2014-2016;2018-2020)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

73 7.3 63 6.5 4.2

STD - Reported Cases of Gonorrhea (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 15-19 years (2014-2016;2016-2018)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

388 646.7 470 803.8 372.0

STD - Reported Cases of Chlamydia, Males 15-19 yrs,
number and rate/100,000 males ages 15-19 years (2009-2011;2014-2016)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

426 1278.3 405 1328.7 922.5

STD - Reported Cases of Chlamydia, Males - all ages,
number and rate/100,000 males all ages (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

1,354 306.7 1,505 338.1 338.9

STD - Reported Cases of Chlamydia, Females 15-19 yrs,
number and rate/100,000 females ages 15-19 years (2009-2011;2014-2016)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

1,625 5117.3 1,221 4132.3 3147.6

STD - Reported Cases of Chlamydia, Females - all ages,
number and rate/100,000 females all ages (2009-2011;2014-2016)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

3,691 778.8 3,328 1885.0 1577.4

Mortality by Age - Children 1-4 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 children ages 1-4 years (2014-2016;2018-2020)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

*7 *17.5 *9 *21.5 16.5

Mortality by Age - Children 5-9 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 children ages 5-9 years (2014-2016;2018-2020)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

*7 *13.8 *4 *8.5 10.3

Mortality by Age - Adolescents 10-14 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 10-14 years (2014-2016;2018-2020)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

*7 *13.5 *6 *12.2 12.5

Mortality by Age - Adolescents 15-19 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 15-19 years (2014-2016;2018-2020)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

22 36.1 20 34.0 30.9

Motor Vehicle Crashes - Hospitalizations (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth/young adults ages 15-24 years (2009-2011;2013-2015)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

86 65.1 22 10.0 5.4
Education: Erie County
Indicator(s)
rate or percent (base year;current year)
Base Year Current Year NYS Current
Number Rate Number Rate Rate

Student Math Performance - Gr. 8 - All students,
number and percent at or above Level 3 (2015/16;2020/21)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

708 16.8 350 12.8 19.9

Student ELA Performance - Gr. 3 - All students,
number and percent at or above Level 3 (2015/16;2020/21)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

2,740 39.0 3,167 55.6 60.4

Student ELA Performance - Gr. 4 - All students,
number and percent at or above Level 3 (2015/16;2020/21)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

2,345 35.6 2,951 56.5 61.8

4-Year Cohort HS Graduation Rate - All students,
number and percent students in freshman cohort (2015/16;2020/21)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

8,234 82.4 8,746 89.0 86.1

4-Year Cohort HS Dropout Rate - All students,
number and percent students in freshman cohort (2015/16;2020/21)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

674 6.7 447 4.6 4.2
Civic Engagement: Erie County
Indicator(s)
rate or percent (base year;current year)
Base Year Current Year NYS Current
Number Rate Number Rate Rate

Hospitalizations Resulting from Assault (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 10-19 years (2009-2011;2018-2020)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

52 42.2 20 18.8 26.0
Family: Erie County
Indicator(s)
rate or percent (base year;current year)
Base Year Current Year NYS Current
Number Rate Number Rate Rate

Foster Care Children In Care - Children/Youth 0-21 years,
number and rate/1,000 children/youth ages birth-21 years (2016;2022)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

937 3.9 670 2.8 2.7

Foster Care Admissions - Children/Youth Admitted to Foster Care,
number and rate/1,000 children/youth ages 0-21 years (2015;2022)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

617 2.5 296 1.2 1.2

Foster Care Discharges - Children/Youth Discharged from Foster Care,
number and percent children/youth in foster care (2015;2022)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

569 39.2 302 31.1 32.9

Child Abuse/Maltreatment - Children/Youth in Indicated Reports of Abuse/Maltreatment,
number and rate/1,000 children/youth ages 0-17 years (2015;2022)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

4,638 23.9 3,247 16.9 12.4

Foster Care Adoption Milestone - Children/Youth Discharged to Adoption,
number and percent children/youth in foster care with goal and status of free for adoption (2015;2022)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

105 41.5 102 36.3 44.8
Community: Erie County
Indicator(s)
rate or percent (base year;current year)
Base Year Current Year NYS Current
Number Rate Number Rate Rate

Crimes Known to the Police - Violent Index Crimes - General Population,
number and rate/10,000 persons in general population (2015;2022)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

3,788 41.1 3,226 35.3 43.8

Unemployment - Resident Civilian,
number and rate persons 16 years of age and older in the labor force and not employed (2015;2022)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

24,000 5.3 15,900 3.6 4.3

High School Diploma - Adults 25 Years of Age and Older,
number and percent persons age 25+ in general population (2016;2023)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

150,516 23.5 147,507 21.5 20.8

Poverty - Population in Poverty - General Population,
number and percent persons in general population (2010-2014;2021)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

131,644 14.3 126,807 13.7 13.7

Created February 26, 2024 7:08 AM EST


Notes:

  • N/A: Data not available.
  • * Rates are not stable when the number is less than 20.

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