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Child Well-being: Rensselaer 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: Rensselaer 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

6,540 19.6   4,777 15.4   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

7,524 22.2   6,535 20.8   24.5

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

2,295 6.8   2,251 7.2   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

716 2.1   795 2.5   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

7,214 33.5   9,009 46.0   N/A
Physical and Emotional Health: Rensselaer 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

36 41.4   20 22.7   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

N/A N/A   *4 *43.1   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

*14 *120.9   *15 *135.3   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

*0 *1.6   *1 *4.9   3.2

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

*9 *5.2   *11 *6.4   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

26 222.0   *17 *153.0   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

39 601.1   33 536.0   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

138 176.8   148 187.8   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

150 2757.6   139 2687.0   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

371 463.3   423 522.7   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

*3 *42.8   *2 *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

*1 *15.0   *1 *11.4   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

*1 *10.4   *2 *21.6   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

*5 *45.0   *4 *38.2   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

22 92.3   *17 *73.3   82.5
Education: Rensselaer 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

171 23.2   347 32.4   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

624 46.6   746 51.5   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

544 44.1   665 45.1   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

1,330 86.6   1,412 88.4   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

88 5.7   106 6.6   6.0
Civic Engagement: Rensselaer 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

*6 *28.9   *3 *16.2   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

168 120.5   143 104.9   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

74 53.1   61 44.7   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

56 33.0   32 20.2   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

28 16.5   *8 *5.1   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

*3 *1.8   *1 *0.6   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

100 71.7   40 29.3   17.5
Family: Rensselaer 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

163 3.8   73 1.7   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

96 2.8   54 1.2   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

100 38.0   68 48.2   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

823 22.3   923 26.7   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

23 54.8   *11 *45.8   51.2
Community: Rensselaer 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

546 35.4   447 27.8   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

6,600 7.8   3,700 4.5   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

27,373 24.7   28,018 24.2   22.2

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

19,979 12.4   19,322 11.7   14.5

Created October 23, 2019 4:57 PM EST


Notes:

  • N/A: Data not available.
  • † The number displayed for this three-year average is 0 yet the rate displayed is greater than 0. This occurs when very few cases are reported during a three year period. Due to rounding, the number is presented as 0 and the rate, while very small, is greater than 0.
  • * Rates are not stable when the number is less than 20.

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