Maps and Spatial Statistics
The Community Health Statistics Unit utilizes geographic information systems as a way to help planners, community partners, and the public visualize a variety of data spatially.
*Note: icon depicts our Health and Human Services Agency regions, one of the many geographic boundaries we depict data in.
Spatial Data Available
This document addresses the types of data in our spatial repository. Our mapping services can help users view, and even customize their own maps.
Demographic and Vulnerable Population Maps
2015 Foreign Born Atlas - The San Diego County Atlas of Foreign-born Populations is comprised of 7 atlas documents in the series. There is a list of the countries included in each document. All data comes from the American Community Survey (ACS) 2011-2015 summary results which describe the place of birth, English-speaking ability of foreign-born populations, the language spoken at home, and linguistic isolation by language. All maps show data at the census tract level with larger communities overlayed.
- Place of Birth, Countries A-D
- Place of Birth, Countries E-K
- Place of Birth, Countries L-O
- Place of Birth, Countries P-Y
- English Spoken Less than "Very Well"
- Language Spoken at Home
- Linguistic Isolation
Heat Vulnerability Atlas - shows areas of San Diego County where residents are at increased risk for heat-related illness.
Healthcare Shortage Atlas - shows designated Health Professional Shortage Areas and Medically Underserved Areas, determined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Community Features Atlas Series - street level grid maps showing various features in San Diego County communities.
Community Resources Atlas - shows the location of community resources, such as healthcare and social services, public safety resources, schools, bike routes, and more.
Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Vendors Atlas - a series of maps showing the location of vendors who accept vouchers for the WIC Supplemental Nutrition Program.
Health Resources Atlas- shows a variety of health and medical resources such as hospitals and clinics, immunization providers, dental clinics, and skilled nursing facilities in San Diego County.
Obesity Trends in Adults, US By State and San Diego County - a PowerPoint showing 25 years of obesity data from Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Data is shown for U.S. adults by state and for San Diego County for years 1985-2009.
Community Demographics Atlas - a series of 9 maps describing the demographics of San Diego County, including information such as total population by census tract and the population who are less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Level by census tract.
Retail Food Environment Index (RFEI) Atlas- uses the RFEI as a measure of the access to healthy food choices in an area. The higher the RFEI, the more likely consumers will find a larger number of unhealthy food options compared to healthy ones.
*Note for Community Features Atlas Series: To go to a specific map, note the grid page number on the Index Grid Map. Using the Find function (Ctrl+F) type Grid Page and the number.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Retailers Atlas - street level grid maps showing the location of retailers who accept EBT cards within San Diego County.
Youth Attractors Atlas - describes the location of a variety of places that attract or provide services for children and youth, such as schools, libraries, child care centers, retail centers, theaters, amusement parks, recreation centers, and other similar places.
Alcohol Retailer Atlas - shows the location of selected alcohol retailers in San Diego County using data from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Chronic Disease Death Rate Ring Map: Diabetes - Trending 2002-2011 Diabetes Death rates by SRA with Health Behavioral Data.
FITNESSGRAM® Physical Fitness Test Atlas - a series of maps illustrating the percentage of students not within the "Healthy Fitness Zone" for aerobic capacity or body composition, based on the California Department of Education's physical fitness test.
- 2008-2009 Aerobic Capacity Atlas Grade 5
- 2008-2009 Aerobic Capacity Atlas Grade 7
- 2008-2009 Aerobic Capacity Atlas Grade 9
- 2008-2009 Body Composition Atlas Grade 5
- 2008-2009 Body Composition Atlas Grade 7
- 2008-2009 Body Composition Atlas Grade 9
- 2009-2010 Aerobic Capacity Atlas Grade 5
- 2009-2010 Aerobic Capacity Atlas Grade 7
- 2009-2010 Aerobic Capacity Atlas Grade 9
- 2009-2010 Body Composition Atlas Grade 5
- 2009-2010 Body Composition Atlas Grade 7
- 2009-2010 Body Composition Atlas Grade 9