NEW MEXICO

Children in poverty
2011

2013 KIDS COUNT PROFILE

OVERALL RANK

50
Children living in households with a high housing cost burden
2011

Children whose parents lack secure employment
2011

Teens not in school and not working
2011

ECONOMIC WELL-BEING
DOMAIN RANK

31%
157,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED

37%
192,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED

36%
188,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED

11%
13,000 TEENS
WORSENED

49

2005

26%

2008

30%

2005

31%

2008

10%

Children not attending preschool
2009–11

Fourth graders not proficient in reading
2011

Eighth graders not proficient in math
2011

High school students not graduating on time
2009/10

EDUCATION
DOMAIN RANK

62%
35,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED

79%
N.A.
IMPROVED

76%
N.A.
IMPROVED

33%
9,019 STUDENTS
UNCHANGED

49

2005–07 63%

2005

80%

2005

86%

2005/06 33%
N.A. Not Available.

Low-birthweight babies
2010

Children without health insurance
2011

Child and teen deaths per 100,000
2010

Teens who abuse alcohol or drugs
2010–11

HEALTH
DOMAIN RANK

8.7%
2,427 BABIES
WORSENED

9%
47,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED

36
200 DEATHS
IMPROVED

9%
15,000 TEENS
UNCHANGED

49

2005

8.5%

2008

14%

2005

47

2005–06

9%

Children in single-parent families
2011

Children in families where the household head lacks a high school diploma
2011

Children living in high-poverty areas
2007-11

Teen births per 1,000
2010

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY
DOMAIN RANK

43%
208,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED

22%
115,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED

21%
108,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED

53
3,872 BIRTHS
IMPROVED

49

2005

38%

2005

21%

2000

20%

2005

62

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UNITED STATES
Children in poverty
2011

2013 KIDS COUNT PROFILE

Children whose parents lack secure employment
2011

Children living in households with a high housing cost burden
2011

Teens not in school and not working
2011

ECONOMIC WELL-BEING

23%
16,387,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED

32%
23,777,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED

40%
29,486,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED

8%
1,497,000 TEENS
UNCHANGED

2005

19%

2008

27%

2005

37%

2008

8%

Children not attending preschool
2009–11

Fourth graders not proficient in reading
2011

Eighth graders not proficient in math
2011

High school students not graduating on time
2009/10

EDUCATION

54%
4,325,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED

68%
N.A.
IMPROVED

66%
N.A.
IMPROVED

22%
870,542 STUDENTS
IMPROVED

2005–07 56%

2005

70%

2005

72%

2005/06 27%
N.A. Not Available.

Low-birthweight babies
2010

Children without health insurance
2011

Child and teen deaths per 100,000
2010

Teens who abuse alcohol or drugs
2010–11

HEALTH

8.1%
325,563 BABIES
IMPROVED

7%
5,528,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED

26
20,482 DEATHS
IMPROVED

7%
1,752,000 TEENS
IMPROVED

2005

8.2%

2008

10%

2005

32

2005–06

8%

Children in single-parent families
2011

Children in families where the household head lacks a high school diploma
2011

Children living in high-poverty areas
2007-11

Teen births per 1,000
2010

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY

35%
24,718,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED

15%
11,131,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED

12%
8,591,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED

34
367,678 BIRTHS
IMPROVED

2005
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32%

2005

16%

2000

9%

2005

40

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