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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) Base Year Current Year NYS Current
rate or percent (base year;current year) Number Rate   Number Rate   Rate

Children and Youth Living Below Poverty,
number and percent children/youth ages birth-17 years (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

41,041 20.9   39,964 21.4   19.9

Children and Youth Receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits,
number and percent children/youth ages birth-17 years (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

54,712 27.6   55,115 29.2   24.5

Children and Youth Receiving Public Assistance,
number and percent children/youth ages birth-17 years (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

15,675 7.9   16,274 8.6   6.3

Children and Youth Receiving Supplemental Security Income,
number and percent children/youth ages birth-17 years (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

4,398 2.2   4,562 2.4   2.1

Children Receiving Free or Reduced-price School Lunch - Public Schools,
number and percent children in grades K-12 (2009/10;2017/18)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

52,400 40.3   59,619 49.0   N/A
Physical and Emotional Health: Erie County
Indicator(s) Base Year Current Year NYS Current
rate or percent (base year;current year) Number Rate   Number Rate   Rate

Asthma - Hospitalizations 0-4 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/10,000 children ages birth-4 years (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

227 46.3   167 34.0   49.3

Self-Inflicted Injuries - Hospitalizations 10-14 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 10-14 years (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

*15 *25.6   30 52.8   38.7

Self-Inflicted Injuries - Hospitalizations 15-19 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 15-19 years (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

65 99.9   67 109.7   118.8

Self-Inflicted Injuries - Suicide Mortality (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 10-19 years (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

*6 *5.2   *2 *2.0   3.2

Infant Mortality (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/1,000 live births (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

79 8.1   79 8.0   4.8

STD - Reported Cases of Gonorrhea (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 15-19 years (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

427 656.3   376 613.2   319.8

STD - Reported Cases of Chlamydia, Males 15-19 yrs,
number and rate/100,000 males ages 15-19 years (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

426 1278.3   407 1305.2   941.3

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;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

1,625 5117.3   1,349 4465.3   3319.7

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

3,691 778.8   3,489 734.1   651.6

Mortality by Age - Children 1-4 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 children ages 1-4 years (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

*9 *23.0   *11 *28.7   19.7

Mortality by Age - Children 5-9 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 children ages 5-9 years (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

*5 *8.9   *6 *11.1   10.0

Mortality by Age - Adolescents 10-14 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 10-14 years (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

*9 *16.3   *8 *14.8   11.7

Mortality by Age - Adolescents 15-19 years (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 15-19 years (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

37 57.4   *18 *28.8   30.5

Motor Vehicle Crashes - Hospitalizations (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth/young adults ages 15-24 years (2009-2011;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

86 65.1   64 49.3   82.5
Education: Erie County
Indicator(s) Base Year Current Year NYS Current
rate or percent (base year;current year) Number Rate   Number Rate   Rate

Student Math Performance - Gr. 8 - All students,
number and percent at or above Level 3 (2015/16;2018/19)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

708 16.8   1,344 27.9   33.2

Student ELA Performance - Gr. 3 - All students,
number and percent at or above Level 3 (2015/16;2018/19)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

2,740 39.0   3,654 46.0   52.3

Student ELA Performance - Gr. 4 - All students,
number and percent at or above Level 3 (2015/16;2018/19)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

2,345 35.6   3,243 41.3   47.7

4-Year Cohort HS Graduation Rate - All students,
number and percent students in freshman cohort (2015/16;2017/18)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

8,234 82.4   8,334 82.7   82.6

4-Year Cohort HS Dropout Rate - All students,
number and percent students in freshman cohort (2015/16;2017/18)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

674 6.7   714 7.1   6.0
Civic Engagement: Erie County
Indicator(s) Base Year Current Year NYS Current
rate or percent (base year;current year) Number Rate   Number Rate   Rate

Hospitalizations Resulting from Assault (Three-Year Average),
number and rate/100,000 youth ages 10-19 years (2004-2006;2012-2014)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

71 55.3   43 36.9   39.1

Young Adult Arrests - Property Crimes - 16-21 years,
number and rate/10,000 young adults ages 16-21 years (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

2,053 262.6   1,100 153.3   106.7

Young Adult Arrests - Violent Crimes - 16-21 years,
number and rate/10,000 young adults ages 16-21 years (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

655 83.8   379 52.8   56.9

Juvenile Arrests - Property Crimes (under age of 16),
number and rate/10,000 youth under 16 years old (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

776 76.8   231 24.5   N/A

Juvenile Arrests - Violent Crimes (under age of 16),
number and rate/10,000 youth under 16 years old (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

113 11.2   62 6.6   N/A

Juvenile - Arrests for Drug Use/Possession/Sale,
number and rate/10,000 youth under 16 years old (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

67 6.6   30 3.2   N/A

Young Adults - Driving While Intoxicated,
number and rate/10,000 arrests for young adults ages 16-21 years (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

344 44.0   154 21.5   17.5
Family: Erie County
Indicator(s) Base Year Current Year NYS Current
rate or percent (base year;current year) 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 (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

845 3.2   904 3.8   3.0

Foster Care Admissions - Children/Youth Admitted to Foster Care,
number and rate/1,000 children/youth ages 0-17 years (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

431 2.0   554 2.3   1.7

Foster Care Discharges - Children/Youth Discharged from Foster Care,
number and percent children/youth in foster care (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

497 37.0   591 39.5   36.4

Child Abuse/Maltreatment - Children/Youth in Indicated Reports of Abuse/Maltreatment,
number and rate/1,000 children/youth ages 0-17 years (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

3,855 17.1   4,871 25.1   17.1

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 (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

95 29.1   141 42.9   51.2
Community: Erie County
Indicator(s) Base Year Current Year NYS Current
rate or percent (base year;current year) Number Rate   Number Rate   Rate

Crimes Known to the Police - Violent Index Crimes - General Population,
number and rate/10,000 persons in general population (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

4,528 50.6   3,463 37.5   35.5

Unemployment - Resident Civilian,
number and rate persons 16 years of age and older in the labor force and not employed (2010;2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

38,700 8.3   23,300 5.2   4.7

High School Diploma - Adults 25 Years of Age and Older,
number and percent persons age 25+ in general population (2016;2019)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

150,516 23.5   155,396 23.4   22.2

Poverty - Population in Poverty - General Population,
number and percent persons in general population (2010-2014;2013-2017)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

131,644 14.3   133,648 14.3   14.5

Created October 23, 2019 5:24 PM EST


Notes:

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

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