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).

Virginia Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Virginia Atlas of Community Health

The Virginia Atlas of Community Health is an online source of community health indicators for Virginia. The Atlas provides a platform for creating interactive maps with community health indicators at various geographic levels.

Virginia Cancer Registry

The Virginia Cancer Registry is a partner in statewide activities to promote cancer prevention, early detection, and successful treatment and care. The cancer information collected describes the impact of cancer in Virginia and is used to assist cancer control and prevention programs and initiatives.

Virginia Department of Education

This site provides information on enrollment, demographics, student achievement, finances, and safety. Report cards at the school, district, and state levels provide detailed information about the quality of learning and instruction.

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

The Traffic Records Management, Reporting and Analysis Division of the Virginia Highway Safety Office manages the states' highway safety traffic records information system that houses millions of traffic crash records.

Virginia Epidemiology Surveillance Data

Our mission is to serve the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia by monitoring for the occurrence of reportable and emerging diseases or suspected outbreaks of illness (natural or otherwise), providing recommendations and guidance to prevent the spread of communicable diseases, and investigating outbreaks of disease and other public health emergencies. 

Virginia Health Information

Find and compare hospitals by the number of patients they treat for different medical conditions and procedures, rates of inpatient conditions or procedures, and cost savings from avoidable hospital stays.

Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program

This site contains information on Virginia's prescription monitoring program.

Virginia State Police - Crime in Virginia

The Uniform Crime Reporting program is a system of collecting and analyzing crime and arrest statistics gathered on selected types of crime by participating law enforcement agencies throughout each state.


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.

Virginia Community Resources


Virginia Business Coalitions on Health