County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, A Healthier Nation, County by County

Download Rankings Data

Get data for the entire nation or a state

Learn about the data & methods

Our Approach

Our model of population health

Ranking Methods

How Rankings are calculated

Using the Rankings Data

How to understand and go beyond the Rankings

Measuring Progress

Guide to understanding the health trends in your community

What can I do?

Action Center

Guides and tools for improving health

What Works for Health

Find effective policy/program strategies

What can I learn from others?

Community Grants

Local action to change policies or systems

National Partners

Learn about our partners in improving health


How communities are improving health

Projects Showcase

Examples of ways people are using the Rankings data

RWJF Culture of Health Prize

Learn about communities making a difference and how to apply

Tools & Resources

Tools for Action

Poised for Progress worksheet

This self-assessment tool (from UWPHI) will guide you in determining if you are poised for progress. 


What Makes a Community Healthy or Unhealthy?

This video (from RWJF) provides a look at the many factors that contribute to creating a culture of health in every community.

Press Release

2013-2014 Prize Finalist National Release

Twelve communities chosen as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Roadmaps to Health Prize finalists.

Press Release

RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize Press Release

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards $150,000 in Prizes for Groundbreaking Efforts to Improve Community Health.

Press Release

Roadmaps to Health Community Grants Press Release

Eighteen State and Local Coalitions Receive Grants to Address Impact of Employment, Education, Community Safety and Social Supports that Affect Health—Join Twelve Other Grantees 


County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Logo

This is the official logo for the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program.

Rankings Documentation

National Statistics Reference Table

This document provides descriptive data for the 2014 ranked measures including national statistics.

Rankings Documentation

CHR Measure Changes 2013-2014

This document summarizes the changes in ranked measures between 2013 and 2014.

Rankings Documentation

New Measure Descriptions

This document provides information on new measures added in the 2014 Rankings release.