Explore Health Rankings

The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work, and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.

Use the Data

Find and understand the data you need - in this site and beyond - to move to action.

Measures & Data Sources

County Health Rankings Reports

Our state and national reports explore the nature and size of health differences by place and race/ethnicity to provide a deeper understanding of community health.

2019 Key Findings Report

This year’s national report highlights secure, affordable housing as an important element that shapes how well and how long we live.

2019 State Reports

Our 50 State Reports explore the factors that shape opportunity and health outcomes within states, with a focus on the importance of secure, affordable housing.

Compare Counties

Find and compare counties similar to yours based on key demographic, social, and economic indicators.

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Our Methods

Learn about the science and analysis we use to calculate our Rankings.

Measuring Progress

Understand why ranks change and what it may tell you about your community's progress.

Download Rankings Data and Documentation

Find national and state level data, maps, and technical documentation.

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