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Child Well-being: Westchester 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: Westchester 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

25,689 11.5   22,655 10.6   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

29,885 13.1   31,857 14.6   24.5

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

8,061 3.5   5,847 2.7   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

2,195 1.0   2,624 1.2   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

43,970 30.0   54,009 37.0   N/A
Physical and Emotional Health: Westchester 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

224 38.8   236 42.4   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

*9 *13.2   21 32.7   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

54 81.1   63 93.1   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

*3 *2.0   *4 *3.3   3.2

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

53 4.9   49 4.6   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

121 181.2   116 171.1   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

210 613.2   166 481.2   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

848 184.2   912 195.2   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

717 2216.3   687 2049.1   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

2,046 414.7   2,254 450.3   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

*8 *16.4   *5 *11.8   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

*7 *10.5   *5 *8.1   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

*4 *6.6   *5 *7.2   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

*16 *23.5   *18 *26.0   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

111 91.2   80 63.6   82.5
Education: Westchester 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

2,252 35.7   2,915 44.4   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

5,287 52.4   6,052 60.5   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

4,765 48.6   5,491 55.7   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

9,784 87.2   10,144 88.3   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

289 2.6   339 3.0   6.0
Civic Engagement: Westchester 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

60 46.5   30 22.5   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

1,010 129.5   511 65.4   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

470 60.2   306 39.2   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

162 13.8   58 5.2   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

107 9.1   43 3.9   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

26 2.2   *11 *1.0   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

307 39.4   129 16.5   17.5
Family: Westchester 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

654 2.2   446 1.6   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

272 1.1   182 0.7   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

351 34.9   250 35.9   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

2,321 12.2   1,468 6.5   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

71 49.0   47 77.0   51.2
Community: Westchester 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

2,454 25.9   1,948 19.9   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

35,200 7.4   22,100 4.6   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

120,650 18.1   114,209 17.0   22.2

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

89,813 9.2   89,829 9.3   14.5

Created December 7, 2019 3:29 AM EST


Notes:

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

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