2018 Opioid Overdose Deaths in Pennsylvania

Built an interactive choropleth map of opioid overdose deaths in Pennsylvania in 2018, by county, using D3.js. The counties are shaded by the rate of overdose deaths, not the raw number.

Counties which experienced between one and nine deaths show no data, per PA Department of Health rules.

Feel free to explore on Glitch.


Estimated Accidental and Undetermined Drug Overdose Deaths CY 2017–18 County Health, from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

2018 County Population Estimates, from the US Census Bureau and PA State Data Center

County GeoJSON Data, from Eric Celeste