2014 KIDS COUNT PROFILE

ECONOMIC
WELL- BEING
DOMAIN RANK
EDUCATION
DOMAIN RANK
HEALTH
DOMAIN RANK
FAMILY AND
COMMUNITY
DOMAIN RANK
OVERALL RANK
High school students
not graduating on time
Teens who abuse
alcohol or drugs
Teen births per 1,000
Children in families where
the household head lacks
a high school diploma
Children in
single-parent families
Children living in
high-poverty areas
Child and teen deaths
per 100,000
Children without
health insurance
Low-birthweight babies
Eighth graders not
proficient in math
Fourth graders not
proficient in reading
Children not
attending preschool
Children living in
households with a high
housing cost burden
Children whose parents
lack secure employment
Children in poverty
Teens not in school
and not working
N.A. NOT AVAILABLE
2012
26%
1,777,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED
2005 25%
TEXAS
32
34
40
47
2011/12
18%
N.A.
IMPROVED
2005/06 28%
2011–12
7%
151,000 TEENS
UNCHANGED
2005–06 7%
2012
44
40,451 BIRTHS
IMPROVED
2005 62
2012
23%
1,590,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED
2005 25%
2012
36%
2,356,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED
2005 32%
2008–12
19%
1,283,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED
2000 13%
2010
26
1,881 DEATHS
IMPROVED
2005 33
2012
12%
863,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED
2008 18%
2012
8.3%
31,607 BABIES
UNCHANGED
2005 8.3%
2013
62%
N.A.
IMPROVED
2005 69%
2013
72%
N.A.
WORSENED
2005 71%
2010–12
59%
458,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED
2005–07 61%
2012
34%
2,405,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED
2005 37%
2012
30%
2,087,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED
2008 26%
2012
9%
129,000 TEENS
WORSENED
2008 8%
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2014 KIDS COUNT PROFILE
High school students
not graduating on time
Teens who abuse
alcohol or drugs
Teen births per 1,000
Children in families where
the household head lacks
a high school diploma
Children in
single-parent families
Children living in
high-poverty areas
Child and teen deaths
per 100,000
Children without
health insurance
Low-birthweight babies
Eighth graders not
proficient in math
Fourth graders not
proficient in reading
Children not
attending preschool
Children living in
households with a high
housing cost burden
Children whose parents
lack secure employment
Children in poverty
Teens not in school
and not working
N.A. NOT AVAILABLE
FAMILY AND
COMMUNITY
HEALTH
EDUCATION
ECONOMIC
WELL- BEING
2012
23%
16,397,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED
2005 19%
UNITED STATES
2011/12
19%
N.A.
IMPROVED
2005/06 27%
2011–12
6%
1,618,000 TEENS
IMPROVED
2005–06 8%
2012
29
305,388 BIRTHS
IMPROVED
2005 40
2012
15%
10,887,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED
2005 16%
2012
35%
24,725,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED
2005 32%
2008–12
13%
9,362,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED
2000 9%
2010
26
20,482 DEATHS
IMPROVED
2005 32
2012
7%
5,264,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED
2008 10%
2012
8.0%
315,709 BABIES
IMPROVED
2005 8.2%
2013
66%
N.A.
IMPROVED
2005 72%
2013
66%
N.A.
IMPROVED
2005 70%
2010–12
54%
4,307,000 CHILDREN
IMPROVED
2005–07 56%
2012
38%
27,761,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED
2005 37%
2012
31%
23,101,000 CHILDREN
WORSENED
2008 27%
2012
8%
1,404,000 TEENS
UNCHANGED
2008 8%
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