DataShare Santa Cruz County

Active Project? Yes
Year Project Began:
Year of Last Input:
Last Updated: Dec 11 2023
Project Location:
Santa Cruz County
State / Province:
Lead Organization:
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
Type of Organization:
Foundation - Community

Geographic Scope

County , State/Province, National

Issue Areas

Arts and Culture, Children & Youth, Demography, Economy, Education, Employment, Environment, Equity, Happiness, Health & Wellbeing, Housing, Infrastructure, Justice, Poverty, Public Safety, Social, Sustainability


Santa Cruz County, Wellbeing, Demographics, Funding, Food Security, Healthcare, Housing, Youth, COVID-19


The DataShare Santa Cruz County indicators project provides users with data on local conditions, benchmarked to state and national estimates. The indicators project helps advance the County’s vision to create an equitable, thriving, resilient community where everyone shares responsibility for creating the social, economic, and environmental conditions necessary for health and well-being at every stage of life.

Categories of indicators used in this project include: Demographics, Behavioral Health, COVID-19, Disabilities, ER Utilization Rates, Food Insecurity, Housing, Community and Environmental Health, Mortality, Opioid Epidemic, Oral Health, Physical Health, Healthcare Access and Quality, Social Determinants of Health, Economic Security and Social Mobility, Lifelong Learning and Education, Families, Youth Well-Being, Regional Disparities, Healthy People 2020/2030 Progress, and a SocioNeeds Index.

In addition to the indicators project, the website also includes community health updates, local progress towards regional goals, and funding opportunities and resources to help convert community indicators into action.

Has Perfomance Measures?

Specific dashboards on the site use community indicators as performance measures towards national and local objectives. This specifically includes the Santa Cruz County Community Health Improvement Plan, SafeRx, Safety Net Clinic Coalition, Cradle to Career, Thrive by Three, Food Farming and Health Policy Council goals, and the County Strategic Plan.

Has CI-PM Integration?

Community indicators are used as performance measures across the project and specific dashboard-sections are used as performance evaluations for community efforts.

Project URL

Indicator Domains

Demographics, Economic stability, Health and healthcare, Social and community context, Environment,

Reporting Format

Online Reporting, Online Dashboard, Interactive Online Display

Other Partners

City County, United Way, Community Foundation

Project Contact:
- Educational Organization