New York

From 2000 to 2018, the overdose death rate per 100,000 increased in New York from 4 to 18, a change of 360 percent. From 2000 to 2015, the jail population rate in New York per 100,000 residents changed from 217 to 192, a change of -12 percent.

The visualizations below show estimated overdose deaths in each county as of 2018, as retrieved from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in fall 2020 and jail data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, as compiled by Vera Trends as of September 2020. Note that jail population data reported for New York City area counties is identical for all counties, as New York City jail data cannot be disaggregated by burrough. Learn more about data used to compile these tools here.

To view county-level trends, adjust the filter selection in the trend charts below.