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 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.
A family's economic situation has important implications for the health and well-being of a child.The June 2016 Insights on Children highlights the number of children living in families with incomes considered below the poverty line ($24,230 for a family of four in 2014.
The 2016 Demographic and Socio-Economic Profiles for North Dakota State Legislative Districts are now available. These profiles are part of a series highlighting population, household, social, and economic characteristics for all 47 state legislative districts in North Dakota.