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Child Well-being: Suffolk 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: Suffolk 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

34,299 10.7 21,440 7.1 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

49,795 15.1 34,007 10.6 21.7

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

8,680 2.6 3,949 1.2 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

2,511 0.7 2,157 0.7 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

80,189 33.1 85,747 39.0 N/A
Physical and Emotional Health: Suffolk 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

325 39.7 138 17.4 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

27 28.9 29 32.9 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

98 99.8 82 86.0 111.8

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

*6 *3.0 *5 *2.9 3.5

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

61 3.9 54 3.6 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

101 98.8 94 96.0 372.0

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

191 341.9 213 404.1 922.5

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

948 128.0 980 132.7 338.9

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

887 1717.2 817 1653.9 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

2,466 323.3 2,714 989.6 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

*8 *11.9 *8 *12.0 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 *7.6 *6 *7.6 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

*10 *10.2 *8 *9.1 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

40 38.8 29 30.3 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

337 168.6 21 5.7 5.4
Education: Suffolk 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

498 15.4 323 13.3 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

3,975 43.7 4,617 58.7 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

3,312 39.3 4,739 61.7 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

17,781 88.6 18,153 90.8 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

669 3.3 616 3.1 4.2
Civic Engagement: Suffolk 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

67 31.4 30 16.1 26.0
Family: Suffolk 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

557 1.3 385 1.0 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

419 1.0 230 0.6 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

484 43.6 250 39.4 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

3,824 10.7 2,563 8.1 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

84 39.3 39 39.8 44.8
Community: Suffolk 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

1,955 13.0 1,371 9.4 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

36,700 4.7 25,000 3.1 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

273,533 26.2 243,809 22.5 20.8

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

100,426 6.6 100,128 6.7 13.7

Created April 14, 2024 12:37 PM EST


Notes:

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

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