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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) 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;2016)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

29,357 8.4   33,212 10.5   20.8

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

36,755 10.3   40,657 12.7   24.5

Children Receiving Free or Reduced-price School Lunch - Public Schools,
number and percent children in grades K-12 (2009/10;2016/17)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

59,566 23.5   87,006 36.7   52.9
Physical and Emotional Health: Suffolk 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

365 41.5   325 39.7   49.3

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

70 4.2   68 4.4   4.8

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

*12 *11.3   *11 *10.5   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

51 47.4   37 35.3   30.5

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

*10 *14.6   *10 *15.6   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

*6 *5.8   *8 *8.7   10.0

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

337 168.6   313 154.1   82.5

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

*14 *13.2   34 33.2   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

107 99.1   124 117.8   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 *3.0   *8 *3.7   3.2

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

2,466 323.3   2,486 326.3   651.6

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

887 1717.2   752 1486.8   3319.7

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

191 341.9   165 303.5   941.3

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

108 100.1   97 92.1   319.8
Education: Suffolk County
Indicator(s) Base Year Current Year NYS Current
rate or percent (base year;current year) Number Rate   Number Rate   Rate

Student ELA Performance - Gr. 4 - Public Schools,
number and percent at or above Level 3 (2009/10;2017/18)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

12,819 66.6   3,716 43.9   47.4

Student Math Performance - Gr. 8 - Public Schools,
number and percent at or above Level 3 (2009/10;2017/18)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

12,940 64.4   550 18.4   30.0

Students who are English Language Learners,
number and percent students enrolled in Pre-K-grade 12 (2009/10;2016/17)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

14,751 5.4   22,176 9.4   8.9
Civic Engagement: Suffolk 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

75 35.9   45 22.0   39.1

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

*12 *0.6   *6 *0.4   N/A

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

227 12.0   61 3.7   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

47 2.5   37 2.2   N/A

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

1,570 123.1   630 53.5   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

378 29.6   242 20.6   56.9

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

555 43.5   220 18.7   17.5
Family: Suffolk County
Indicator(s) Base Year Current Year NYS Current
rate or percent (base year;current year) Number Rate   Number Rate   Rate

Child Abuse/Maltreatment - Children/Youth in Indicated Reports of Abuse/Maltreatment,
number and rate/1,000 children/youth ages 0-17 years (2010;2016)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

4,555 13.9   3,678 10.3   16.2

Foster Care Admissions - Children/Youth Admitted to Foster Care,
number and rate/1,000 children/youth ages 0-17 years (2010;2016)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

461 1.2   358 0.8   1.5

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;2016)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

77 45.3   91 48.9   49.6

Foster Care Children In Care - Children/Youth 0-21 years,
number and rate/1,000 children/youth ages birth-21 years (2010;2016)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

680 1.4   554 1.3   3.0

Foster Care Discharges - Children/Youth Discharged from Foster Care,
number and percent children/youth in foster care (2010;2016)
Data Sources | Narrative | Indicator Report

512 43.0   460 45.4   36.8
Community: Suffolk 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

2,360 15.6   1,693 11.3   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

60,300 7.7   35,500 4.5   4.7

Created December 13, 2018 6:21 AM EST


Notes:

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

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