Tompkins County

Health and Health Care in Ithaca, NY

Ithaca, NY, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Tompkins County ranks 7 for health outcomes 6 for health factors, and 19 for healthy behaviors in NY.

Health Overview

Healthy living goes beyond whether residents have access to affordable, quality doctors and hospitals. A city’s health takes into consideration the choices residents are making to lower their personal health risk. Here are figures that indicate how Ithaca, NY residents stack up against other areas in NY in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Ithaca, NY Healthy Life Style



Percent of adults who do not smoke


Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30



Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in Tompkins County, NY


Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Tompkins County in NEW YORK

Health Outcomes Rank
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Health Factors Rank
for Tompkins County in NEW YORK

Ithaca, NY Rankings