King County Data Toolbox

Finding More Data…

Communities Count provides data on a select set of key indicators of our community’s well being. If you are looking for data that’s not displayed on Communities Count, below are some places to start.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or are seeking resources on a topic not included below, please contact us! We love to hear from community members and can work with you to provide brief consultation and possibly even customized training for your organization. Reach us at CommunitiesCount@kingcounty.gov.

 

King County Health Data Resources

(2017-2012): Contains over 160 dashboards (similar to the ones on Communities Count) with detailed data on a variety of health and social indicators with demographic and geographic breakdowns displayed as interactive charts, and maps.

(2017) Report presents a detailed description of community health throughout King County including analyses of data on life expectancy, chronic illness, health disparities and community strengths.

(2016, 2012): Demographic and health data for 26 cities / neighborhoods in King County, with comparisons to County and State data; appendix shows data for all cities, plus some neighborhoods, all on one grid.

Demographics and data on physical and mental health for 7 King County school districts (Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton, Seattle, and Tukwila). Some comparisons go back to 2004.

Data on King County’s Medicaid members and providers. Data include member demographics, health and social needs, Emergency Department utilization and more.

Publications wide range of health topics for King County, including communicable diseases like HIV and tuberculosis, environmental health, and more


Population Data Resources

Find information on a wide range of topics including housing, language spoken, household makeup, income, and demographic characteristics.

(2017-2012): Reliable population estimates by a variety of demographic factors including age, sex, race and ethnicity for Washington counties and cities.

Reports and data on demographic, housing, economic and transportation indicators for King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties.

 

Youth & Education Data Resources

Find data regarding enrollment, academic success, free and reduced price meals eligibility, and more for schools in Washington state.

(2017) Presents interactive data on the health and well being of King County children, youth and their families relevant to King County's Best Starts for Kids initiative.

Explore data on student demographics and education outcomes from the Road Map Project, an initiative to boost student success in seven King County, school districts: Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton, (South) Seattle, and Tukwila.

Find state-wide data about educational outcomes including early learning and higher education, with breakdowns by demographic characteristics such as race/ethnicity.


Housing and Homelessness Data Resources

Interactive data on housing affordability with a focus on low and middle income households in ten King County Cities (Auburn, Bellevue, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Redmond, Renton, Sammamish and Seattle).

Mapping tool with data on King County property values, sales, building permits and demographic information such as income, race/ethnicity and educational attainment for a property’s census tract.

Data on the homeless response system, including prevention, crisis response, housing, performance measurement and those served.

Data from the annual point in time count for Seattle and King County which collects information on the needs of people experiencing homelessness.


Environmental health and Justice Data Resources

Provides data on environmental health risk factors and estimates a cumulative environmental health impact score for each census tract reflecting pollutant exposures and factors that affect people’s vulnerability to environmental pollution.

Statewide maps of a wide variety of environmental health topics


Opioid and Substance Use Data Resources

(2008-2019): Dashboard with most recent data available from the King County Medical Examiner’s Office on overdose deaths.

(2017) Data dashboards describing opioid prescriptions and patients receiving prescriptions at the county level in Washington State.