Childhood and Adolescent Cancer Incidence by NYC Neighborhood, 0-19 Years Old, 2009-2013

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Borough/Neighborhood Average Annual Cases Rate per 1,000,000 95% CI (+/-)
New York State 978.6 199.1 5.6
New York City 389.4 192.7 8.6
Bronx
All of Bronx 81.6 196.4 19.1
Riverdale, Fieldston & Kingsbridge 6.8 270.2 91.4
Wakefield, Williamsbridge & Woodlawn 6.0 151.4 54.2
Co-op City, Pelham Bay & Schuylerville 7.0 273.3 90.7
Pelham Parkway, Morris Park & Laconia 8.4 257.3 77.9
Belmont, Crotona Park East & East Tremont 9.4 162.3 46.5
Bedford Park, Fordham North & Norwood 8.4 214.6 65.1
Morris Heights, Fordham South & Mount Hope 9.0 198.5 58.1
Concourse, Highbridge & Mount Eden 8.8 191.4 56.7
Castle Hill, Clason Point & Parkchester 9.4 173.2 49.6
Hunts Point, Longwood & Melrose 7.8 151.8 47.8
Kings
All of Kings (Brooklyn) 119.2 176.9 14.3
Greenpoint & Williamsburg 6.2 167.2 59.9
Bushwick 4.8 132.2 53.0
Bedford-Stuyvesant 7.4 173.5 56.2
Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene 5.0 209.9 85.0
Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook 3.6 170.4 84.0
Crown Heights North & Prospect Heights 5.2 168.2 64.9
Brownsville & Ocean Hill 5.4 132.5 50.0
East New York & Starrett City 6.8 136.8 46.0
Canarsie & Flatlands 7.8 146.6 46.0
East Flatbush, Farragut & Rugby 5.2 147.0 56.5
Crown Heights South, Prospect Lefferts & Wingate 4.0 145.8 64.1
Sunset Park & Windsor Terrace 10.6 261.5 71.6
Bay Ridge & Dyker Heights 7.2 274.9 90.3
Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway 11.0 177.9 48.0
Flatbush & Midwood 7.8 171.8 54.1
Sheepshead Bay, Gerritsen Beach & Homecrest 8.6 243.8 73.1
Bensonhurst & Bath Beach 8.4 206.6 62.6
Brighton Beach & Coney Island 4.0 159.4 70.0
New York
All of New York (Manhattan) 68.2 235.9 25.4
Washington Heights, Inwood & Marble Hill 10.6 224.4 60.8
Hamilton Heights, Manhattanville & West Harlem 5.4 204.0 78.2
Central Harlem 6.8 220.9 74.4
East Harlem 6.4 202.3 70.4
Upper East Side 12.8 395.7 102.7
Upper West Side & West Side 6.4 179.3 64.9
Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District 5.0 330.7 137.0
Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town 4.0 251.0 116.0
Chinatown & Lower East Side 4.4 150.1 63.8
Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho 5.6 247.9 98.5
Queens
All of Queens 95.4 182.4 16.4
Astoria & Long Island City 6.0 186.3 67.0
Jackson Heights & North Corona 8.6 183.5 55.3
Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone 8.0 167.1 51.9
Bayside, Douglaston & Little Neck 6.0 240.6 86.2
Queens Village, Cambria Heights & Rosedale 6.8 145.7 49.1
Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest 7.6 198.3 63.5
Elmhurst & South Corona 6.6 189.7 65.3
Forest Hills & Rego Park 3.8 198.3 90.8
Sunnyside & Woodside 4.0 150.0 66.5
Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village 5.2 128.8 49.6
Richmond Hill & Woodhaven 7.4 192.1 62.0
Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans 12.0 196.2 49.7
Howard Beach & Ozone Park 6.4 202.7 70.3
Far Rockaway, Breezy Point & Broad Channel 6.6 194.1 66.4
Richmond
All of Richmond (Staten Island) 25.0 206.8 36.3
Tottenville, Great Kills & Annadale 10.0 253.6 70.4
New Springville & South Beach 7.0 222.4 73.7
Port Richmond, Stapleton & Mariner's Harbor 7.8 155.4 48.8

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2015.
  • Rates are per 1,000,000 children, age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population, with 95% confidence intervals.
  • Rates based on fewer than 4 cases per year are unstable and should be used with caution.
  • NYC neighborhoods were defined in terms of Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs). PUMAs approximate NYC Community Districts (CDs).
  • For more information about PUMAs, please refer to http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/census/geo_notes.shtml.