California

Data Sources

These data sources provide information for communities looking for more local data. These sources provide either unique, local data; more information on demographic breakdowns (e.g., age, sex, race/ethnicity); or data for sub-county geographic units (e.g., cities, zipcodes or school districts).

California Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
California County and Statewide Archive of Tobacco Statistics

Includes data on a variety of survey questions related to tobacco at the county and state level

Demographic
California Department of Education

Data and statistics collected from California schools and learning support resources to identify trends and educational needs and to measure performance.

Sub-County
Demographic
California Department of Finance County Profiles

The California County Profiles is a compilation of selected economic, social, and demographic data at the state and county level.

 
California Department of Public Health - Cancer Registry

This site contains data on cancers diagnosed in California.

Demographic
California Department of Public Health - Communicable Disease Data

Provides information and data on reportable communicable diseases and conditions

Demographic
California Department of Public Health - County Health Status Profiles

This site contains county data for selected health indicators and California's leading causes of death.

Demographic
California Department of Public Health - Injury Data

Data cover mortality from: injury, violence, alcohol, and drugs.

Demographic
California Department of Public Health - Surveys

Surveys conducted by or co-sponsored by CDPH, including: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, California Health Interview Survey, California Women's Health Survey, Maternal and Infant Health Assessment Survey, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, and others.

Demographic
California Environmental Public Health Tracking

A variety of health and environmental data are provided.

Demographic
California Healthy Communities Data and Indicators Project

The goal of Healthy Communities Data and Indicators Project is to enhance public health by providing data, a standardized set of statistical measures, and tools that a broad array of sectors can use for planning healthy communities and evaluating the impact of plans, projects, policy, and environmental changes on community health.

Sub-County
Demographic
Medi-Cal Estimates

Expenditure forecasts are prepared by the Fiscal Analysis and Estimates Section. The major responsibility of the Section is the preparation and presentation of two Medi-Cal Estimates each year (sent to the legislature on January 10th and May 15th) providing information on costs for the current and upcoming fiscal years.

 
State of California Department of Justice - Crime Data

This site contains crime data submitted by county and local law enforcement agencies, as well as current and historical publications on crime, juvenile justice, homicide, and hate crimes in California.

Demographic
State of California Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development - Emergency Department and Ambulatory Surgery Data

The reported data include patient demographic information, such as age, sex, county of residence, and race/ethnicity, diagnostic information, treatment information, disposition, and expected source of payment.

Demographic
State of California Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development - Patient Discharge Data

The reported data includes patient demographic information, such as age, sex, county of residence, and race/ethnicity, diagnostic information, treatment information, disposition, total charges and expected source of payment.

Demographic

Community Health Improvement Resources

These resources include public health agencies (including local public health offices, state agencies, and public health institutes) and other partners in improving community health including United Ways, counties associations, hospital associations, and extension offices.

California Community Resources

 

California Business Coalitions on Health

Other California Resources