Lyme disease incidence per 100,000

Source:2009-2011 Bureau of Communicable Disease Control Data as of June, 2013

  Cases Average population Crude
Region/County 2009 2010 2011 Total 2009-2011 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 6 6 3 15 48,960 10.2
Cattaraugus 9 3 6 18 79,946 7.5
Chautauqua 8 3 7 18 134,259 4.5
Erie 14 15 14 43 915,438 1.6
Genesee 0 0 1 1 59,313 0.6*
Niagara 5 4 1 10 215,679 1.5
Orleans 0 0 0 0 42,519 0.0*
Wyoming 2 1 1 4 41,832 3.2*
Region Total 44 32 33 109 1,537,947 2.4
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 3 1 7 11 88,667 4.1
Livingston 2 1 5 8 64,445 4.1*
Monroe 25 13 22 60 741,224 2.7
Ontario 3 5 2 10 107,369 3.1
Schuyler 1 4 7 12 18,475 21.7
Seneca 3 0 8 11 34,833 10.5
Steuben 2 3 4 9 98,192 3.1*
Wayne 1 1 3 5 92,833 1.8*
Yates 0 1 4 5 25,095 6.6*
Region Total 40 29 62 131 1,271,131 3.4
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 10 2 2 14 79,763 5.9
Cortland 6 4 4 14 48,898 9.5
Herkimer 15 9 12 36 63,638 18.9
Jefferson 49 30 44 123 117,619 34.9
Lewis 3 3 2 8 26,772 10.0*
Madison 6 8 14 28 72,254 12.9
Oneida 14 18 49 81 233,403 11.6
Onondaga 37 82 86 205 462,913 14.8
Oswego 4 5 8 17 121,905 4.6
St. Lawrence 47 33 40 120 111,116 36.0
Tompkins 49 70 145 264 101,689 86.5
Region Total 240 264 406 910 1,439,971 21.1
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 24 22 62 108 198,087 18.2
Chenango 10 8 20 38 50,405 25.1
Tioga 7 16 24 47 50,744 30.9
Region Total 41 46 106 193 299,236 21.5
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 638 466 364 1,468 302,018 162.0
Clinton 6 9 13 28 81,897 11.4
Columbia 572 384 355 1,311 62,421 700.1
Delaware 9 8 10 27 47,018 19.1
Essex 43 24 16 83 38,746 71.4
Franklin 5 7 9 21 51,141 13.7
Fulton 10 3 8 21 55,255 12.7
Greene 402 253 310 965 49,041 655.9
Hamilton 1 1 0 2 4,851 13.7*
Montgomery 21 23 30 74 49,584 49.7
Otsego 13 17 35 65 61,926 35.0
Rensselaer 440 323 656 1,419 158,122 299.1
Saratoga 407 293 525 1,225 220,186 185.4
Schenectady 131 58 79 268 153,985 58.0
Schoharie 26 14 29 69 32,285 71.2
Warren 94 34 19 147 65,853 74.4
Washington 196 135 272 603 63,045 318.8
Region Total 3,014 2,052 2,730 7,796 1,497,372 173.5
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 979 519 440 1,938 296,350 218.0
Orange 1,088 645 953 2,686 377,072 237.4
Putnam 381 171 345 897 99,636 300.1
Rockland 328 243 279 850 309,006 91.7
Sullivan 114 147 121 382 76,758 165.9
Ulster 582 361 412 1,355 182,127 248.0
Westchester 659 404 635 1,698 953,658 59.4
Region Total 4,131 2,490 3,185 9,806 2,294,607 142.4
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 74 57 39 170 1,391,466 4.1
Kings 255 156 178 589 2,534,814 7.7
New York 528 362 352 1,242 1,605,625 25.8
Queens 136 118 117 371 2,261,761 5.5
Richmond 60 34 45 139 476,976 9.7
Region Total 1,053 727 731 2,511 8,270,641 10.1
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 218 67 98 383 1,347,132 9.5
Suffolk 498 609 656 1,763 1,503,547 39.1
Region Total 716 676 754 2,146 2,850,679 25.1
New York State 9,279 6,316 8,007 23,602 19,461,584 40.4

*: 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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