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).

Colorado Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Colorado Adolescent Health Data The Healthy Kids Colorado Survey was launched with a single, comprehensive survey system to measure youth health behaviors in Colorado. This unified survey will be administered every odd-numbered year to randomly selected Colorado schools and classrooms. Demographic
Colorado Central Cancer Registry The Colorado Central Cancer Registry publishes regular reports with disease and death data by county. Demographic
Colorado Department of Education Statistics The Colorado Department of Education provides district and state level data in a variety of educational areas including staff, dropout, and graduation statistics. Demographic
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Immunization rates reports and data This website includes data on school, child, adult, preschool and hospital worker vaccination rates for required vaccinations and the flu vaccine. Sub-County
Colorado Department of Public Safety Division of Criminal Justice - Crime Statistics Crime and arrest statistics are provided at the state and county level. Demographic
Colorado Environmental Public Health Tracking Colorado is part of the National Tracking Network, created in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make data on environmental hazards, exposures, and health effects easier to find and use. Demographic
Colorado Health and Environmental Data - Communicable Diseases Provides data, information, and reports about infectious diseases in Colorado Demographic
Colorado Health Institute - County Health Profiles The Colorado Health Institute provides access to county-level information on a variety of health care measures. Demographic
Colorado Hospital Association - Hospital Utilization Data This site includes hospital utilization and emergency department data.  
Colorado Prescription Drug Monitoring Program The Colorado Prescription Drug Monitoring Program is a powerful tool for prescribers and dispensers to help reduce prescription drug misuse, abuse and diversion: helping them to make more informed decisions when considering prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance to a patient.  
Colorado's Health Information Dataset Colorado’s Health Information Dataset provides access to county-level data covering: births, deaths, population, behavioral risk factors, and a range of information contained in the Colorado Household Survey. Sub-County Demographic
Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) County Fact Sheets The documents on this page provide an annual snapshot of Medicaid activity including caseload and medical expenditures by county and statewide.  
The Colorado Health Report Card The 2015 Colorado Health Report Card includes detailed information about 38 health indicators to provide a comprehensive picture of the health of Colorado's residents. 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.

Colorado Community Resources