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 99 220 2,616,892 2.8 2.8
New York 43 55 67 165 1,635,648 3.4 3.1
Queens 59 49 65 173 2,318,968 2.5 2.3
Richmond 16 33 28 77 473,486 5.4 5.4
Region Total 212 275 362 849 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 38 92 376,446 8.1 9.0
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 42 106 972,611 3.6 3.8
Region Total 92 128 149 369 2,324,823 5.3 5.7
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 8 17 159,986 3.5 3.8
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 45 118 958,361 4.1 4.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 2 0 2 4 54,228 2.5* 2.7*
Herkimer 0 1 3 4 63,675 2.1* 2.9*
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 1 1 31,580 1.1* 1.0*
Region Total 2 3 10 15 260,404 1.9 2.4
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 1 3 2 6 81,491 2.5* 2.4*
Essex 0 0 2 2 38,640 1.7* 2.1*
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 5 12 303,632 1.3 1.4
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 1 5 5 11 118,747 3.1 3.0
Lewis 1 0 1 2 27,109 2.5* 3.0*
St. Lawrence 0 1 2 3 111,457 0.9* 1.1*
Region Total 2 6 8 16 257,313 2.1 2.1
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 0 2 6 8 78,863 3.4* 3.9*
Cortland 0 2 3 5 48,831 3.4* 4.3*
Madison 1 3 2 6 72,200 2.8* 3.2*
Oneida 10 21 15 46 232,985 6.6 7.5
Onondaga 23 27 41 91 468,349 6.5 6.7
Oswego 3 2 9 14 120,741 3.9 4.5
Region Total 37 57 76 170 1,021,969 5.5 6.0
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 8 10 12 30 197,150 5.1 6.3
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 24 51 447,126 3.8 4.6
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 1 7 98,225 2.4* 2.7*
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 58 169 1,280,366 4.4 4.6
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 0 0 1 1 47,769 0.7* 1.1*
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 0 1 41,934 0.8* 0.8*
Wyoming 3 0 2 5 41,244 4.0* 4.8*
Region Total 45 57 96 198 1,535,808 4.3 4.7
New York State 638 808 1,041 2,487 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.