Lyme disease incidence per 100,000

Source:2011-2013 Bureau of Communicable Disease Control Data as of June, 2015

  Cases Average population Crude
Region/County 2011 2012 2013 Total 2011-2013 Rate
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 98 56 66 220 1,348,605 5.4
Suffolk 656 689 566 1,911 1,499,276 42.5
Region Total 754 745 632 2,131 2,847,881 24.9
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 39 32 47 118 1,406,403 2.8
Kings 178 125 246 549 2,563,476 7.1
New York 352 263 308 923 1,615,732 19.0
Queens 117 88 104 309 2,272,265 4.5
Richmond 45 35 39 119 471,272 8.4
Region Total 731 543 744 2,018 8,329,148 8.1
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 440 435 427 1,302 297,412 145.9
Orange 953 545 725 2,223 374,992 197.6
Putnam 345 242 294 881 99,728 294.5
Rockland 279 241 233 753 317,939 78.9
Sullivan 121 85 100 306 76,786 132.8
Ulster 412 370 429 1,211 181,746 222.1
Westchester 635 211 247 1,093 962,124 37.9
Region Total 3,185 2,129 2,455 7,769 2,310,727 112.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 364 220 212 796 305,322 86.9
Columbia 355 342 303 1,000 62,431 533.9
Greene 310 203 326 839 48,694 574.3
Rensselaer 656 506 611 1,773 159,716 370.0
Saratoga 525 340 474 1,339 222,293 200.8
Schenectady 79 34 57 170 155,172 36.5
Region Total 2,289 1,645 1,983 5,917 953,627 206.8
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 8 9 23 40 54,897 24.3
Herkimer 12 23 38 73 64,283 37.9
Montgomery 30 20 26 76 49,918 50.7
Otsego 35 32 63 130 61,770 70.2
Schoharie 29 12 31 72 32,174 74.6
Region Total 114 96 181 391 263,041 49.5
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 13 9 38 60 81,730 24.5
Essex 16 22 83 121 38,968 103.5
Franklin 9 7 18 34 51,678 21.9
Hamilton 0 0 1 1 4,781 7.0*
Warren 19 33 76 128 65,569 65.1
Washington 272 119 136 527 63,064 278.6
Region Total 329 190 352 871 305,790 94.9
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 44 43 101 188 119,225 52.6
Lewis 2 7 7 16 27,148 19.6
St. Lawrence 40 50 155 245 111,962 72.9
Region Total 86 100 263 449 258,335 57.9
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 2 3 12 17 79,589 7.1
Cortland 4 7 8 19 49,271 12.9
Madison 14 6 35 55 72,710 25.2
Oneida 49 36 82 167 233,809 23.8
Onondaga 86 49 98 233 467,400 16.6
Oswego 8 17 56 81 121,698 22.2
Region Total 163 118 291 572 1,024,476 18.6
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 62 64 207 333 198,208 56.0
Chenango 20 14 34 68 49,851 45.5
Delaware 10 13 23 46 47,186 32.5
Tioga 24 27 61 112 50,588 73.8
Tompkins 145 87 89 321 102,631 104.3
Region Total 261 205 414 880 448,465 65.4
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 7 6 25 38 88,752 14.3
Livingston 5 1 4 10 64,862 5.1
Monroe 22 40 89 151 747,681 6.7
Ontario 2 7 18 27 108,716 8.3
Schuyler 7 14 34 55 18,445 99.4
Seneca 8 4 4 16 35,304 15.1
Steuben 4 9 20 33 98,915 11.1
Wayne 3 2 15 20 92,957 7.2
Yates 4 5 14 23 25,318 30.3
Region Total 62 88 223 373 1,280,950 9.7
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 3 4 3 10 48,415 6.9
Cattaraugus 6 3 4 13 79,394 5.5
Chautauqua 7 6 9 22 133,662 5.5
Erie 14 11 21 46 918,993 1.7
Genesee 1 1 2 4 59,808 2.2*
Niagara 1 1 5 7 215,128 1.1*
Orleans 0 0 4 4 42,564 3.1*
Wyoming 1 2 1 4 41,789 3.2*
Region Total 33 28 49 110 1,539,754 2.4
New York State 8,007 5,887 7,587 21,481 19,562,195 36.6

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

#: A sample of investigated positive laboratory results was used to extrapolate the total cases for several counties. See: Technical Notes

See technical notes for information about the indicators and data sources.