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Health Statistics: City, County, and Regional Data

Health statistics and related information for local areas in Wisconsin are available in several sets of data products listed as links below. (You can also choose to access these products listed by county.)

Local areas for which statistics are available include Wisconsin's counties and regions, and the state's largest cities when possible. Please note that many other pages available in the Data and Statistics area of the Department of Health Services website also provide local information for specific topics.

  • The WISH data query system lets you submit detailed data requests and receive specific answers (tables) over the Internet. WISH uses protected databases containing data on Wisconsin births, deaths, cancer incidence and mortality, population estimates, injuries, behavioral risks, and violent deaths, for multiple years and geographic areas.
  • The Public Health Profiles are published annually and provide concise health and demographic information about each county and region in Wisconsin as well as a statewide profile.
  • Cancer-Rates.Info provides customized maps, graphs, and tables of Wisconsin cancer incidence or mortality rates. More information can be found in the user Guide for using Wisconsin Cancer Registry System (WCRS) data in Cancer-Rates.Info Data Query Program, P-02203 (PDF) (July 2018).
  • Local Data on Poverty Status and Health Insurance Coverage in Wisconsin: Web tables for counties, regions, and the state that provide estimates of the number and percent of the population by poverty status, health insurance coverage over the past year, and type of health insurance.
  • Population Estimates: Mid-year population estimates for the counties and state of Wisconsin by age and sex categories for non-Census years. Estimates are used to calculate population-based health statistics.
  • Wisconsin Local Health Department Survey: This annual report is compiled from the responses of local health departments to surveys of their finances and staffing.
  • Public Health Information Network: Includes access to the AVR (Analysis, Visualization, and Reporting) toolset, and WEDSS (Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System). Requires Wisconsin user ID and password.
  • Public Health Workforce Report: This report presents a variety of data on the public health workforce in Wisconsin. It supports the Healthiest Wisconsin 2020 infrastructure priority to develop "a diverse, sufficient and competent public health workforce."

Questions about the data? Contact us.

Last revised June 13, 2023