North Dakota KIDS COUNT is a state and county-by-county effort to track the status of children in North Dakota. It is sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and supported by the Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University. By providing policymakers and citizens with benchmarks of child well-being, North Dakota KIDS COUNT seeks to enrich local and state discussions concerning ways to secure a better future for all children.
North Dakota's child population is growing faster than any other state in the nation.
The 2016 North Dakota KIDS COUNT Fact Book is now available. The 2016 Fact Book, released on June 26, provides county and planning region data for North Dakota in the areas of Demograhics, Family and Community, Economic Well-Being, Education and Early Care, Health, and Safety and Risky Behavior.
North Dakota ranks No. 8 in the 2016 Data Book. The 2016 Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, released on June 21, ranks states in key areas of child well-being - Education, Health, Economic Well-Being, and Family and Community. Learn more by downloading the new report.