Go to the Table Of Contents

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA


Drug-related deaths reported to DAWN 409
Drug-related suicide deaths reported to DAWN 65
Metro area population, 2009 19,069,796
Population covered by DAWN 3,931,802
Percent of population covered by DAWN 21%

Metro area overview: Deaths and population by county, 2009
County Drug-related Drug-related suicide Population
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Area did not participate in DAWN this year.
Total participating (6) 409 10.4 65 1.7 3,931,802
1. Bergen County, NJ - - - - 895,250
2. Essex County, NJ - - - - 769,644
3. Hudson County, NJ - - - - 597,924
4. Hunterdon County, NJ 2 1.5 6 4.6 130,034
5. Middlesex County, NJ - - - - 790,738
6. Monmouth County, NJ - - - - 644,105
7. Morris County, NJ - - - - 488,518
8. Ocean County, NJ - - - - 573,678
9. Passaic County, NJ - - - - 491,778
10. Somerset County, NJ - - - - 326,869
11. Sussex County, NJ - - - - 151,118
12. Union County, NJ 43 8.2 9 1.7 526,426
13. Bronx County, NY - - - - 1,397,287
14. Kings County, NY - - - - 2,567,098
15. Nassau County, NY 130 9.6 11 0.8 1,357,429
16. New York County, NY - - - - 1,629,054
17. Putnam County, NY 12 12.1 0 0.0 99,265
18. Queens County, NY - - - - 2,306,712
19. Richmond County, NY - - - - 491,730
20. Rockland County, NY 25 8.3 11 3.7 300,173
21. Suffolk County, NY 197 13.0 28 1.8 1,518,475
22. Westchester County, NY - - - - 955,962
23. Pike County, PA - - - - 60,529

End Notes

1. Drug-related deaths exclude suicides.
2. All death rates are per 100,000 population.
3. A dash (-) represents a blank cell.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, SAMHSA, Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2009.

Go to Top of Page Go to the Table Of Contents