Online Data Resources

Community Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
The largest state health survey in the nation. CHIS provides representative data on all 58 counties in California and provides a detailed picture of the health and health care needs of California’s large and diverse population. Users will have to create an account to download the data and have the capability to analyze it.

California Environmental Health Tracking Program (CEHTP)
Makes county environmental health data and information publically-available through the development of a web-based data query system, state-of-the-art data displays, and innovative web tools and services. 

Census Business Builder: Regional Analyst Edition - 2.2
Built for chambers of commerce, regional planning staff, and others who need a broad portrait of the people and businesses in their service area. It presents data for many sectors of the economy at the county and/or city level.

Community Facts
Provides popular facts and frequently requested data about your state, county, city, town, or zip code.

Community Commons
Provides public access to thousands of meaningful data layers that allow mapping and reporting capabilities so users can thoroughly explore community health. Users can look up poverty rates, student data, climate, disability, health outcomes, language use, and more. This information is available at the state, county, city, or local community level (depending on the data set). Users will need to create a free account.

Community Health Status Indicators
An interactive web application that produces health profiles for all 3,143 counties in the United States. Each profile includes key indicators of health outcomes, which describe the population health status of a county and factors that have the potential to influence health outcomes, such as health care access and quality, health behaviors, social factors and the physical environment.

County and Statewide Archive of Tobacco Statistics (C-STATS)
Provides access to a wide variety of information at the county level, including evaluation resources for local projects, publications, and local information on a broad range of tobacco-related indicators, from behavioral measures to local policies.

Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
Documents variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States at the facility level. Medicare data is used to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians.

Data USA
Allows users to understand and visualize critical issues facing the United States, your county, city, or community in areas like jobs, skills and education across industry and geography. 

Data.CMS.Gov: Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Provider Summary
The data provided here include hospital-specific charges for the more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals that receive Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) payments for the top 100 most frequently billed discharges, paid under Medicare based on a rate per discharge using the Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011. These DRGs represent more than 7 million discharges or 60 percent of total Medicare IPPS discharges.

Search for open-sourced data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.

Provides facts about California schools and districts.

Disability Statistics
Provides disability statistics at a state level from the American Community Survey, Current Population Survey, and EEOC Charge Data.

Ed Data
Collects, analyzes, and publishes fiscal, demographic, and student performance data from schools, districts, and county offices of education.

EpiCenter: California Injury Data Online
Provides data at the county level on injuries, hospital and emergency departments, violent deaths, crashes, and more. To use this site you will need to disable your popup blocker.

Healthy City
An easy-to-use online platform for accessing data, creating maps, and working collaboratively. It allows users to theme and filter data, conduct research, and connect with their communities. You can look up your zip code to find information about your community. 

Kids Count Data Center
A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation to track the well-being of children in the United States. Users can look up information at the state, county, city, congressional district, or zip code on topics including economic well-being, education, health, and more.

Medicare Chronic Conditions Dashboard: Hospital Referral Region
Presents information at the county level on the prevalence, utilization and Medicare spending for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions for 2015. The Dashboard includes 19 chronic conditions that are consistent with the conditions suggested by the HHS Strategic Framework on Multiple Chronic Conditions and is the same set of conditions included in the CMS program statistics examining chronic conditions among Medicare beneficiaries.

National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network: Data Query Tool
A system of integrated health, exposure, and hazard information and data from a variety of national, state, and city sources. Users can view most data at the county level using maps, tables, and charts. Topics include chemicals and other substances found in the environment, chronic diseases, and more.

National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network: Info by Location
Provides a snapshot of some of the environmental health issues at the county level. Users can learn about their county’s demographics, air quality, smoking rates, heart attack rates, access to parks, and more.

Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development: Facility Summary Report
These Summary Reports combine report periods into an annual view of a facility's Hospital Inpatient (IP), Emergency Department (ED), or Ambulatory Surgery (AS) patient level data. These reports display a numerical and percentage breakdown of patient level data.

Open Justice: Crime Statistics
Provides web-based presentations of California criminal justice statistical data at the county level.

Quick Facts
Provides statistics on cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
Monitors six types of health-risk behaviors at the state, county, and city level that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults including behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence, sexual behaviors, use of alcohol and other drug, unhealthy dietary behaviors, and inadequate physical activity.