January is National Poverty in America Awareness Month: Exploring childhood poverty data for Monroe County

The 5-year (2016-2020) American Community Survey (ACS) census-tract level data show high rates of childhood poverty in the City of Rochester. However, these data do not show the full extent and variability in these data, as many high-rate tracts are lumped into a single category.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Increase Within Many Monroe County Census Tracts

The continuing effort to provide vaccines closer to where people live is helping increase the rates in many Monroe County census tracts. These county-level data, now available bi-weekly, will continue to inform targeted vaccination locations to ensure access by communities with the highest need.