Lyme disease incidence per 100,000

Source:2013-2015 Bureau of Communicable Disease Control Data as of May 2017

  Cases Average population Crude
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015 Rate
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 66 68 106 240 1,357,374 5.9
Suffolk 566 654 669 1,889 1,501,431 41.9
Region Total 632 722 775 2,129 2,858,805 24.8
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 47 49 46 142 1,437,445 3.3
Kings 246 284 333 863 2,616,892 11.0
New York 308 337 326 971 1,635,648 19.8
Queens 104 103 114 321 2,318,968 4.6
Richmond 39 75 121 235 473,486 16.5
Region Total 744 848 940 2,532 8,482,440 9.9
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 427 665 503 1,595 296,416 179.4
Orange 725 525 694 1,944 376,446 172.1
Putnam 294 323 322 939 99,391 314.9
Rockland 233 243 336 812 323,602 83.6
Sullivan 100 86 97 283 75,828 124.4
Ulster 429 406 514 1,349 180,529 249.1
Westchester 247 194 385 826 972,611 28.3
Region Total 2,455 2,442 2,851 7,748 2,324,823 111.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 212 221 288 721 308,166 78.0
Columbia 303 295 387 985 61,958 529.9
Greene 326 245 316 887 48,016 615.8
Rensselaer 611 430 541 1,582 159,986 329.6
Saratoga 474 170 253 897 225,012 132.9
Schenectady 57 52 118 227 155,224 48.7
Region Total 1,983 1,413 1,903 5,299 958,361 184.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 23 13 24 60 54,228 36.9
Herkimer 38 20 35 93 63,675 48.7
Montgomery 26 18 22 66 49,773 44.2
Otsego 63 53 101 217 61,149 118.3
Schoharie 31 20 33 84 31,580 88.7
Region Total 181 124 215 520 260,404 66.6
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 38 25 22 85 81,491 34.8
Essex 83 32 45 160 38,640 138.0
Franklin 18 9 12 39 51,203 25.4
Hamilton 1 1 1 3 4,733 21.1*
Warren 76 46 40 162 64,999 83.1
Washington 136 70 75 281 62,565 149.7
Region Total 352 183 195 730 303,632 80.1
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 101 29 60 190 118,747 53.3
Lewis 7 4 9 20 27,109 24.6
St. Lawrence 155 111 106 372 111,457 111.3
Region Total 263 144 175 582 257,313 75.4
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 12 7 11 30 78,863 12.7
Cortland 8 14 11 33 48,831 22.5
Madison 35 7 17 59 72,200 27.2
Oneida 82 41 89 212 232,985 30.3
Onondaga 98 130 127 355 468,349 25.3
Oswego 56 35 51 142 120,741 39.2
Region Total 291 234 306 831 1,021,969 27.1
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 207 152 201 560 197,150 94.7
Chenango 34 37 63 134 49,258 90.7
Delaware 23 25 48 96 46,452 68.9
Tioga 61 42 82 185 49,855 123.7
Tompkins 89 103 135 327 104,411 104.4
Region Total 414 359 529 1,302 447,126 97.1
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 25 30 62 117 87,782 44.4
Livingston 4 1 2 7 64,669 3.6*
Monroe 89 60 123 272 749,688 12.1
Ontario 18 15 26 59 109,457 18.0
Schuyler 34 9 26 69 18,375 125.2
Seneca 4 2 8 14 35,042 13.3
Steuben 20 23 36 79 98,225 26.8
Wayne 15 7 13 35 91,990 12.7
Yates 14 13 23 50 25,137 66.3
Region Total 223 160 319 702 1,280,366 18.3
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 3 1 6 10 47,769 7.0
Cattaraugus 4 5 12 21 78,471 8.9
Chautauqua 9 6 2 17 131,971 4.3
Erie 21 30 23 74 921,760 2.7
Genesee 2 4 10 16 59,184 9.0
Niagara 5 7 5 17 213,475 2.7
Orleans 4 2 3 9 41,934 7.2*
Wyoming 1 2 3 6 41,244 4.8*
Region Total 49 57 64 170 1,535,808 3.7
New York State 7,587 6,686 8,272 22,545 19,731,048 38.1

*: 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.