Understanding local and national population and health trends is essential to ADS’s role in planning and developing services for older adults, caregivers, and adults with disabilities.
Area Plan for Seattle-King County – The Area Plan describes the function of Aging and Disability Services as the local Area Agency on Aging, presents relevant demographic trends, and outlines the major goals and objectives to be achieved over the course of four years.
Washington State 65+ Population by County, 2000-2030 . Maps show Washington’s changing elder population.
Administration on Aging: AGing Integrated Database (AGID)– An on-line query system based on Administration for Community Living related data files and surveys. Includes population characteristics from the Census Bureau for comparison purposes.
American FactFinder – Can be used to find population, housing, economic and geographic information from several censuses and surveys.
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) – A nationwide health survey administered by the Centers for Disease Control. Tools are available to access city and county prevalence data, interactive maps, and other resources.
Communities Count – A summary report of social and health indicators across King County. ADS uses the indicators as one way to measure the impact of our programs on the social and physical well being of older adults in King County.
Aging in King County Infographics (2015) were produced by ADS using data from U.S. Census, American Community Survey and Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). The infographics are available in a 12-page booklet.
King County Adults, Age 60+ and King County Adults, 60+ by Neighborhood. Demographic attributes (including race/ethnicity, poverty, health status and risk factors) of older adults in King County based on data from Census 2010, American Community Survey and BRFSS. Prepared by Susan Kinne, PhD., Public Health Seattle-King County and presented in February 2012 to ADS Advisory Council, and to ADS Sponsors July 2012.