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).

Montana Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Community Health Profiles

Community Health Profiles published in 2015 for all 56 counties in Montana which provide data on demographics, communicable disease, chronic disease, maternal child health, mortality and behavioral risk factors. 

Montana Census and Economic Information Center

The Census and Economic Information Center provides current economic and demographic analysis, maps, data, and expert assistance to meet the needs and requests of Montanans.

Montana Health Data and Statistical Reports

This site provides access to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, vital statistics, cancer registry, chronic diseases, communicable diseases, hospital discharges, Medicaid enrollments, motor vehicle crashes, crime statistics, and demographic information.

Montana Health Improvement Dashboard

The Dashboard includes current data for each indicator for both Montana and the U.S. and related national Healthy People 2020 targets when available. The Dashboard also sets Montana-specific five year targets.

Montana Hospital Discharge Data System

This site includes surveillance reports for emergency department encouters in Montana.

Montana Office of Public Instruction - Reports and Data

This site links to reports on student achievement, such as: Montana's No Child Left Behind Report Card, National Assessment of Educational Progress, and to financial information reported by school districts.

Montana Public Health Information System

The Montana Public Health Information System is a web-based query system that provides data on: births and deaths, hospital discharge, and population estimates.

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.

Montana Community Resources


Montana Business Coalitions on Health

Other Montana Resources