Wyoming Data Resources

According to sections 330(k)(2) and 330(k)(3)(J) of the Public Health Service Act, CHCs must periodically document the needs of their target populations and update their service areas. The following resources provide needs assessment information on national, state, and county levels, with a focus on data appropriate for Wyoming CHCs.

Basic Economic Security
Wider Opportunities for Women
Family economic security and self-sufficiency standards

Census Quick Facts
US Census Bureau
Wyoming state and county demographic, economic, and geographic facts

County Health Rankings and Roadmaps
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute
Health rankings of every county within a state based on overall health, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment, including maps, tables, and county-level data

Health Facts
Kaiser Family Foundation
National and by state data regarding demographics, economics, health status, health coverage, Medicaid and CHIP, Medicare, health costs and budgets, health insurance and managed care, providers and service use, minority health, women’s health, and HIV/AIDS, providing graphs, tables, maps, rankings, and comparisons

Health Information Gateway (formerly Quick Health Data Online)
Office on Women’s Health
Health, access to care, and demographic data available by state and region

HRSA’s Health Care Programs Data & Maps
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
HRSA programs, grants, health centers, National Health Service Corps members, and 340B program participating providers by state and county

Kids Count Data Center
Annie E Casey Foundation
Profiles, rankings, maps, trend graphs by topic, and raw data with over 100 measures of child well-being

Mapping the 2010 US Census
The New York Times
Browse population growth and decline, changes in racial and ethnic concentrations, and patterns of housing development by county

Rural Assistance Center (RAC)
Customizable maps of information concerning FQHC/HPSA/MUA/MUPs, minorities, Medicare, long term care, population change, poverty/income levels, rural health clinics, uninsured persons, and other categories

Maps of Healthcare Provider Shortage Areas
Wyoming Department of Health

Data Resources
Wyoming Department of Health
Annual reports and provisional data from vital statistics services, behavioral risk factor surveillance, maternal and child health data, and state cancer surveillance

Primary Care Association (PCA)
Wyoming Primary Care Association (WYCPA)
Wyoming’s PCA

Primary Care Office (PCO)
Wyoming Department of Health Primary Care Office
Wyoming’s PCO

Rural Health Resources
Rural health information including state contacts, organizations, tools, maps, funding information, documents, journals, and news for the state

State Level Health Center Data & Maps
National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
Wyoming maps and data, including state fact sheet, state map, and key health center data
(Click on, or select Wyoming from the list.)

State Profile
Trust for America’s Health (TFAH)
Public health data per state on adult health indicators, child and adolescent health facts, health profession shortage, public health preparedness, public health funding, and economics

Vital Records and Statistics
Wyoming Department of Health
Vital statistics and reports