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Resources by Topic: County-by-county data

State and Local Estimates of the Uninsured Population in the U.S. Using the Census Bureau's 2021 American Community Survey
Uses data from the 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) to present state, county, and local estimates of the number of U.S. residents without health insurance and their demographic characteristics. Analyzes the population of uninsured individuals ages 0-64 by family income levels.
Date: 11/2022
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
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Enduring Poverty Counties, 2015–19
Map showing counties with enduring poverty from 1960 through 2015-2019 and from 1980 through 2015-2019. Also identifies counties with persistent poverty from 1990 through 2015-2019.
Date: 11/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Persistent Poverty Counties and Census Tracts, 2015–19
Map showing counties and census tracts with poverty rates of 20% or higher in 4 consecutive reporting periods spanning roughly 30 years, from 1990 to 2015-2019.
Date: 11/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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High and Extreme Poverty Census Tracts Within and Outside of High Poverty Counties, 2015–19
Map showing census tracts with poverty of 20% or higher in one measurement period and census tracts with poverty 40% or higher in one measurement period, within and outside of high poverty counties during 2015-2019.
Date: 11/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Consecutive Decades of High Poverty Since 1960 in U.S. Counties
Map showing counties that have had high poverty in consecutive decades from 1960 through 2019.
Additional links: Data Visualization
Date: 11/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Counties With High Veteran Poverty Rates Tend to Be Nonmetropolitan
Map identifying counties with high or extreme high poverty rates among military veterans, based on American Community Survey 2015-2019 data.
Date: 11/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Spatial Analysis of Breast Cancer Mortality Rates in a Rural State
Examines breast cancer mortality rates in South Dakota women as related to sociodemographic and county-level factors. Includes county-level state maps of age-adjusted mortality rates and cancer incidence.
Author(s): Marisa Schulz, Emma Spors, Kari Bates, Semhar Michael
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 19
Date: 10/2022
Type: Document
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COVID Community-Engaged Testing in Alabama: Reaching Underserved Rural Populations Through Collaboration
Provides an overview of the National Institutes of Health's Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics–Underserved Populations initiative that fostered collaborations to increase COVID-19 testing in rural areas of Alabama. Discusses intervention, implementation, and evaluation of initiative and includes county-level data on tests administered.
Author(s): Christopher Greer McCollum, Thomas N. Creger, Aadia I. Rana, et al.
Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 112(10), 1399-1403
Date: 10/2022
Type: Document
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County-Level 14-Day COVID-19 Case Trajectories
Explores the 14-day trend in COVID-19 cases in every U.S. county. Analyzes the trends by county type: metropolitan, nonmetropolitan, or noncore. Includes county-level maps. Updated weekly.
Date: 10/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data in the United States
Series of data files with cumulative counts of coronavirus cases by state and county, over time. Based on data from state and local governments and health departments collected by the New York Times. Publicly available for noncommercial public use, with attribution. Requires technical and data expertise.
Date: 10/2022
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: New York Times
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