Lyme disease incidence per 100,000

Source:2010-2012 Bureau of Communicable Disease Control Data as of June, 2014

  Cases Average population Crude
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012 Rate
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 67 98 56 221 1,344,400 5.5
Suffolk 609 656 689 1,954 1,497,146 43.5
Region Total 676 754 745 2,175 2,841,547 25.5
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 57 39 32 128 1,395,194 3.1
Kings 156 178 125 459 2,534,327 6.0
New York 362 352 263 977 1,602,304 20.3
Queens 118 117 88 323 2,250,447 4.8
Richmond 34 45 35 114 469,975 8.1
Region Total 727 731 543 2,001 8,252,247 8.1
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 519 440 435 1,394 297,603 156.1
Orange 645 953 545 2,143 374,066 191.0
Putnam 171 345 242 758 99,750 253.3
Rockland 243 279 241 763 314,867 80.8
Sullivan 147 121 85 353 77,080 152.7
Ulster 361 412 370 1,143 182,244 209.1
Westchester 404 635 211 1,250 955,561 43.6
Region Total 2,490 3,185 2,129 7,804 2,301,171 113.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 466 364 220 1,050 304,408 115.0
Columbia 384 355 342 1,081 62,715 574.6
Greene 253 310 203 766 48,949 521.6
Rensselaer 323 656 506 1,485 159,553 310.2
Saratoga 293 525 340 1,158 220,874 174.8
Schenectady 58 79 34 171 154,970 36.8
Region Total 1,777 2,289 1,645 5,711 951,469 200.1
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 3 8 9 20 55,212 12.1
Herkimer 9 12 23 44 64,396 22.8
Montgomery 23 30 20 73 50,025 48.6
Otsego 17 35 32 84 61,962 45.2
Schoharie 14 29 12 55 32,475 56.5
Region Total 66 114 96 276 264,070 34.8
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 9 13 9 31 81,909 12.6
Essex 24 16 22 62 39,171 52.8
Franklin 7 9 7 23 51,648 14.8
Hamilton 1 0 0 1 4,802 6.9*
Warren 34 19 33 86 65,692 43.6
Washington 135 272 119 526 63,105 277.8
Region Total 210 329 190 729 306,327 79.3
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 30 44 43 117 118,134 33.0
Lewis 3 2 7 12 27,128 14.7
St. Lawrence 33 40 50 123 111,955 36.6
Region Total 66 86 100 252 257,217 32.7
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 2 2 3 7 79,772 2.9*
Cortland 4 4 7 15 49,391 10.1
Madison 8 14 6 28 73,063 12.8
Oneida 18 49 36 103 234,240 14.7
Onondaga 82 86 49 217 466,946 15.5
Oswego 5 8 17 30 122,012 8.2
Region Total 119 163 118 400 1,025,425 13.0
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 22 62 64 148 199,230 24.8
Chenango 8 20 14 42 50,176 27.9
Delaware 8 10 13 31 47,605 21.7
Tioga 16 24 27 67 50,882 43.9
Tompkins 70 145 87 302 101,947 98.7
Region Total 124 261 205 590 449,840 43.7
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 1 7 6 14 88,860 5.3
Livingston 1 5 1 7 65,091 3.6*
Monroe 13 22 40 75 745,927 3.4
Ontario 5 2 7 14 108,325 4.3
Schuyler 4 7 14 25 18,406 45.3
Seneca 0 8 4 12 35,251 11.3
Steuben 3 4 9 16 99,029 5.4
Wayne 1 3 2 6 93,390 2.1*
Yates 1 4 5 10 25,382 13.1
Region Total 29 62 88 179 1,279,662 4.7
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 6 3 4 13 48,694 8.9
Cattaraugus 3 6 3 12 79,869 5.0
Chautauqua 3 7 6 16 134,271 4.0
Erie 15 14 11 40 918,718 1.5
Genesee 0 1 1 2 60,016 1.1*
Niagara 4 1 1 6 215,868 0.9*
Orleans 0 0 0 0 42,780 0.0*
Wyoming 1 1 2 4 41,997 3.2*
Region Total 32 33 28 93 1,542,213 2.0
New York State 6,316 8,007 5,887 20,210 19,471,187 34.6

*: 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

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