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DATA2GOHEALTH.NYC is a free, easy-to-use data tool you can use on your phone or computer. Measure of America created DATA2GOHEALTH.NYC with funding from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.

DATA2GOHEALTH.NYC brings together federal, state, and city data on all things health, for all New Yorkers. The website includes over 300 indicators for New York City neighborhoods, and about half of these indicators are available by community district, and almost a quarter by census tract.

DATA2GOHEALTH.NYC builds on DATA2GO.NYC, its sister tool, and provides reliable, up-to-date information on neighborhood assets and challenges across a broader range of health sectors. Health is more than your genetics or the results of your annual physical, andunderstanding the full spectrum of health determinants is crucial to understanding health outcomes. These two tools are for everyone—to craft effective solutions, target policies and services, advocate for change, and hold elected officials accountable for human progress.

The data come predominantly from public entities, including the US Census Bureau, the New York State Department of Health, and New York City agencies responsible for promoting the well-being of New Yorkers in many areas: health, education, public safety, and more.

The following geographic units are used in the tool:

  • NYC
  • The five boroughs
  • 59 community districts OR 55 public use microdata areas OR 42 United Hospital Fund areas. These are all noted as CDs, PUMAs, or UHF areas.
  • 188 neighborhood tabulation areas (NTAs)
  • 2,166 census tracts

City- and borough-level data are available for almost all of the indicators in DATA2GOHEALTH.NYC The CD-, UHF-, and NTA-level data primarily come from New York City agencies, particularly the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. PUMA- and census-tract-level data primarily come from the US Census Bureau.

The default for the tool is to display all data at the smallest available geography. The user can toggle geographies on and off, but we recommend using the default setting of all geographies turned on.

For more detailed information, see the FAQ and tutorial.


Measure of America  is a nonpartisan research and advocacy initiative of the  Social Science Research Council . We breathe life into numbers, providing easy-to-use yet methodologically sound tools for understanding well-being and opportunity in America. We work with partners to measure what matters and believe that everyone deserves the chance to live a freely chosen, flourishing life.


The Helmsley Charitable Trust aspires to improve lives by supporting exceptional efforts in the US and around the world in health and select place-based initiatives. 


Measure of America, Social Science Research Council. 2018. DATA2GOHEALTH.NYC.



Concept & Project Direction: Kristen Lewis & Becky Ofrane, Measure of America; Rosten Woo

Design: Rosten Woo

Data collection and much more: Rupsha Basu, Lily Canaan, Rebecca Gluskin, Yo Jeremijenko, Laura Laderman, Brianna Noonan, Becky Ofrane, Marina Recio, Abby Tremel, Anne Vierse, and Jamala Wallace.

Application development and coding: Codie Joseph See

Logo and MOA brand identity: Humantific



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