Overdose deaths involving heroin, rate per 100,000 population

Source: 2013-2015 Vital Statistics Data as of May 2017

Adjusted Rates Are Age Adjusted to The 2000 U.S. Population

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Deaths Average Population Crude Adjusted
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015 Rate Rate
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 45 56 71 172 1,357,374 4.2 4.7
Suffolk 104 107 137 348 1,501,431 7.7 8.5
Region Total 149 163 208 520 2,858,805 6.1 6.7
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 55 56 103 214 1,437,445 5.0 4.9
Kings 39 82 97 218 2,616,892 2.8 2.7
New York 43 55 67 165 1,635,648 3.4 3.1
Queens 59 49 63 171 2,318,968 2.5 2.3
Richmond 16 33 29 78 473,486 5.5 5.5
Region Total 212 275 359 846 8,482,440 3.3 3.2
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 25 21 27 73 296,416 8.2 8.6
Orange 14 40 39 93 376,446 8.2 9.1
Putnam 4 4 5 13 99,391 4.4 5.0
Rockland 5 7 12 24 323,602 2.5 2.8
Sullivan 8 8 10 26 75,828 11.4 13.7
Ulster 9 11 15 35 180,529 6.5 7.4
Westchester 27 37 41 105 972,611 3.6 3.8
Region Total 92 128 149 369 2,324,823 5.3 5.8
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 14 14 16 44 308,166 4.8 5.1
Columbia 2 1 4 7 61,958 3.8* 3.9*
Greene 2 6 5 13 48,016 9.0 10.0
Rensselaer 5 4 9 18 159,986 3.8 4.1
Saratoga 5 14 8 27 225,012 4.0 4.3
Schenectady 2 4 4 10 155,224 2.1 2.0
Region Total 30 43 46 119 958,361 4.1 4.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 2 0 3 5 54,228 3.1* 3.4*
Herkimer 0 1 4 5 63,675 2.6* 3.6*
Montgomery 0 0 2 2 49,773 1.3* 1.7*
Otsego 0 2 2 4 61,149 2.2* 2.7*
Schoharie 0 0 0 0 31,580 0.0* 0.0*
Region Total 2 3 11 16 260,404 2.0 2.6
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 1 3 4 8 81,491 3.3* 3.3*
Essex 0 0 4 4 38,640 3.5* 3.8*
Franklin 1 0 0 1 51,203 0.7* 0.9*
Hamilton 0 0 0 0 4,733 0.0* 0.0*
Warren 0 1 0 1 64,999 0.5* 0.4*
Washington 1 0 1 2 62,565 1.1* 1.1*
Region Total 3 4 9 16 303,632 1.8 1.9
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1 5 5 11 118,747 3.1 3.0
Lewis 1 0 4 5 27,109 6.1* 7.7*
St. Lawrence 0 1 2 3 111,457 0.9* 1.1*
Region Total 2 6 11 19 257,313 2.5 2.5
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 0 2 8 10 78,863 4.2 5.1
Cortland 0 2 4 6 48,831 4.1* 5.0*
Madison 1 3 2 6 72,200 2.8* 3.2*
Oneida 10 21 16 47 232,985 6.7 7.7
Onondaga 23 27 40 90 468,349 6.4 6.6
Oswego 3 2 9 14 120,741 3.9 4.5
Region Total 37 57 79 173 1,021,969 5.6 6.1
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 8 10 13 31 197,150 5.2 6.4
Chenango 1 1 5 7 49,258 4.7* 5.3*
Delaware 0 0 2 2 46,452 1.4* 2.2*
Tioga 0 1 2 3 49,855 2.0* 2.6*
Tompkins 2 4 3 9 104,411 2.9* 3.6*
Region Total 11 16 25 52 447,126 3.9 4.7
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 2 0 4 6 87,782 2.3* 2.3*
Livingston 1 1 1 3 64,669 1.5* 2.0*
Monroe 41 53 45 139 749,688 6.2 6.2
Ontario 3 0 6 9 109,457 2.7* 3.6*
Schuyler 1 0 0 1 18,375 1.8* 1.6*
Seneca 1 0 1 2 35,042 1.9* 2.0*
Steuben 4 2 2 8 98,225 2.7* 3.2*
Wayne 2 0 0 2 91,990 0.7* 0.8*
Yates 0 0 0 0 25,137 0.0* 0.0*
Region Total 55 56 59 170 1,280,366 4.4 4.6
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 0 0 5 5 47,769 3.5* 4.8*
Cattaraugus 1 0 2 3 78,471 1.3* 1.3*
Chautauqua 6 8 7 21 131,971 5.3 6.1
Erie 31 39 67 137 921,760 5.0 5.3
Genesee 1 0 4 5 59,184 2.8* 3.2*
Niagara 2 10 13 25 213,475 3.9 4.4
Orleans 1 0 1 2 41,934 1.6* 1.6*
Wyoming 3 0 2 5 41,244 4.0* 4.8*
Region Total 45 57 101 203 1,535,808 4.4 4.8
New York State 638 808 1,057 2,503 19,731,048 4.2 4.2

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

County of residence was assigned based on ZIP code for cases in which patient county of residence was listed as unknown or missing, but a valid NY ZIP code was present.