Selected KIDS COUNT Indicators for State in Florida

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Children whose parents lack secure employment (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United StatesNumber23,777,00023,101,00022,837,00022,061,00021,363,000
United StatesPercent32%31%31%30%29%
FloridaNumber1,364,0001,356,0001,327,0001,283,0001,263,000
FloridaPercent34%34%33%32%31%
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Children living in households with a high housing cost burden (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United StatesNumber29,486,00027,761,00026,339,00025,710,00024,646,000
United StatesPercent40%38%36%35%33%
FloridaNumber1,922,0001,825,0001,707,0001,672,0001,656,000
FloridaPercent48%46%42%41%40%
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Children in poverty (100 percent poverty) (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United StatesNumber16,387,00016,397,00016,087,00015,686,00015,000,000
United StatesPercent23%23%22%22%21%
FloridaNumber980,0001,001,000969,000948,000932,000
FloridaPercent25%25%24%24%23%
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High school students not graduating on time (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2008 - 09 2009 - 10 2010 - 11 2011 - 12 2012 - 2013
United StatesPercent24%22%20%19%18%
United StatesNumber985,330870,542N.A.N.A.N.A.
FloridaPercent31%29%28%25%24%
FloridaNumber69,11764,478N.A.N.A.N.A.
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Fourth grade reading achievement levels (Percent)

Location Achievement Level Data Type 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015
United StatesBelow basicPercent34%34%34%33%32%
United StatesAt or above basicPercent66%66%66%67%68%
United StatesBelow proficientPercent68%68%68%66%65%
United StatesAt or above proficientPercent32%32%32%34%35%
FloridaBelow basicPercent30%27%29%25%25%
FloridaAt or above basicPercent70%73%71%75%75%
FloridaBelow proficientPercent66%64%65%61%61%
FloridaAt or above proficientPercent34%36%35%39%39%
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Eighth grade math achievement levels (Percent)

Location Achievement Level Data Type 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015
United StatesBelow basicPercent30%29%28%27%30%
United StatesAt or above basicPercent70%71%72%73%70%
United StatesBelow proficientPercent69%67%66%66%68%
United StatesAt or above proficientPercent31%33%34%34%32%
FloridaBelow basicPercent32%30%32%30%36%
FloridaAt or above basicPercent68%70%68%70%64%
FloridaBelow proficientPercent73%71%72%69%74%
FloridaAt or above proficientPercent27%29%28%31%26%
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Children by household head’s educational attainment (Number & Percent)

Location Education Level Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United StatesNot a high school graduateNumber11,131,00010,887,00010,533,00010,412,00010,137,000
United StatesNot a high school graduatePercent15%15%14%14%14%
United StatesHigh school diploma or GEDNumber34,617,00034,157,00033,544,00032,958,00032,801,000
United StatesHigh school diploma or GEDPercent47%46%46%45%45%
United StatesAssociate's degreeNumber6,469,0006,564,0006,690,0006,783,0006,827,000
United StatesAssociate's degreePercent9%9%9%9%9%
United StatesBachelor's degreeNumber13,366,00013,501,00014,044,00014,218,00014,446,000
United StatesBachelor's degreePercent18%18%19%19%20%
United StatesGraduate degreeNumber8,103,0008,387,0008,670,0008,992,0009,210,000
United StatesGraduate degreePercent11%11%12%12%13%
FloridaNot a high school graduateNumber543,000513,000510,000492,000496,000
FloridaNot a high school graduatePercent14%13%13%12%12%
FloridaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber1,942,0001,941,0001,900,0001,903,0001,883,000
FloridaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent49%49%47%47%46%
FloridaAssociate's degreeNumber429,000442,000457,000472,000477,000
FloridaAssociate's degreePercent11%11%11%12%12%
FloridaBachelor's degreeNumber702,000696,000738,000749,000789,000
FloridaBachelor's degreePercent18%17%18%18%19%
FloridaGraduate degreeNumber366,000394,000417,000427,000445,000
FloridaGraduate degreePercent9%10%10%11%11%
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Children living in high poverty areas (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2007 - 2011 2008 - 2012 2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015
United StatesNumber8,591,0009,362,00010,067,00010,333,00010,032,000
United StatesPercent12%13%14%14%14%
FloridaNumber427,000496,000564,000594,000547,000
FloridaPercent11%12%14%15%14%
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Children in single-parent families (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United StatesNumber24,718,00024,725,00024,647,00024,689,00024,444,000
United StatesPercent35%35%35%35%35%
FloridaNumber1,493,0001,515,0001,517,0001,547,0001,567,000
FloridaPercent39%40%40%40%40%
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Children by household head’s educational attainment (Number & Percent)

Location Education Level Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United StatesNot a high school graduateNumber11,131,00010,887,00010,533,00010,412,00010,137,000
United StatesNot a high school graduatePercent15%15%14%14%14%
United StatesHigh school diploma or GEDNumber34,617,00034,157,00033,544,00032,958,00032,801,000
United StatesHigh school diploma or GEDPercent47%46%46%45%45%
United StatesAssociate's degreeNumber6,469,0006,564,0006,690,0006,783,0006,827,000
United StatesAssociate's degreePercent9%9%9%9%9%
United StatesBachelor's degreeNumber13,366,00013,501,00014,044,00014,218,00014,446,000
United StatesBachelor's degreePercent18%18%19%19%20%
United StatesGraduate degreeNumber8,103,0008,387,0008,670,0008,992,0009,210,000
United StatesGraduate degreePercent11%11%12%12%13%
FloridaNot a high school graduateNumber543,000513,000510,000492,000496,000
FloridaNot a high school graduatePercent14%13%13%12%12%
FloridaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber1,942,0001,941,0001,900,0001,903,0001,883,000
FloridaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent49%49%47%47%46%
FloridaAssociate's degreeNumber429,000442,000457,000472,000477,000
FloridaAssociate's degreePercent11%11%11%12%12%
FloridaBachelor's degreeNumber702,000696,000738,000749,000789,000
FloridaBachelor's degreePercent18%17%18%18%19%
FloridaGraduate degreeNumber366,000394,000417,000427,000445,000
FloridaGraduate degreePercent9%10%10%11%11%
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Low-birthweight babies (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
United StatesNumber325,563319,711315,709315,099318,847
United StatesPercent8.1%8.1%8.0%8.0%8.0%
FloridaNumber18,68118,52718,26018,34619,065
FloridaPercent8.7%8.7%8.6%8.5%8.7%
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Child and teen death rate (Number & Rate per 100,000)

Location Data Type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
United StatesNumber20,48220,24119,49218,88818,666
United StatesRate per 100,0002626252424
FloridaNumber1,1661,1701,1091,0611,131
FloridaRate per 100,0002727262526
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KIDS COUNT overall rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
FloridaNumber3638363640
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Economic Well-Being Rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
FloridaNumber4445454544
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Education rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
FloridaNumber3434272630
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Health rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
FloridaNumber3940373847
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Family and community rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
FloridaNumber3435353435
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Children in poverty (100 percent poverty) (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United StatesNumber16,387,00016,397,00016,087,00015,686,00015,000,000
United StatesPercent23%23%22%22%21%
FloridaNumber980,0001,001,000969,000948,000932,000
FloridaPercent25%25%24%24%23%
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Children whose parents lack secure employment (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United StatesNumber23,777,00023,101,00022,837,00022,061,00021,363,000
United StatesPercent32%31%31%30%29%
FloridaNumber1,364,0001,356,0001,327,0001,283,0001,263,000
FloridaPercent34%34%33%32%31%
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Children living in households with a high housing cost burden (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United StatesNumber29,486,00027,761,00026,339,00025,710,00024,646,000
United StatesPercent40%38%36%35%33%
FloridaNumber1,922,0001,825,0001,707,0001,672,0001,656,000
FloridaPercent48%46%42%41%40%
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Fourth grade reading achievement levels (Percent)

Location Achievement Level Data Type 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015
United StatesBelow basicPercent34%34%34%33%32%
United StatesAt or above basicPercent66%66%66%67%68%
United StatesBelow proficientPercent68%68%68%66%65%
United StatesAt or above proficientPercent32%32%32%34%35%
FloridaBelow basicPercent30%27%29%25%25%
FloridaAt or above basicPercent70%73%71%75%75%
FloridaBelow proficientPercent66%64%65%61%61%
FloridaAt or above proficientPercent34%36%35%39%39%
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Eighth grade math achievement levels (Percent)

Location Achievement Level Data Type 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015
United StatesBelow basicPercent30%29%28%27%30%
United StatesAt or above basicPercent70%71%72%73%70%
United StatesBelow proficientPercent69%67%66%66%68%
United StatesAt or above proficientPercent31%33%34%34%32%
FloridaBelow basicPercent32%30%32%30%36%
FloridaAt or above basicPercent68%70%68%70%64%
FloridaBelow proficientPercent73%71%72%69%74%
FloridaAt or above proficientPercent27%29%28%31%26%
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High school students not graduating on time (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2008 - 09 2009 - 10 2010 - 11 2011 - 12 2012 - 2013
United StatesPercent24%22%20%19%18%
United StatesNumber985,330870,542N.A.N.A.N.A.
FloridaPercent31%29%28%25%24%
FloridaNumber69,11764,478N.A.N.A.N.A.
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Low-birthweight babies (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
United StatesNumber325,563319,711315,709315,099318,847
United StatesPercent8.1%8.1%8.0%8.0%8.0%
FloridaNumber18,68118,52718,26018,34619,065
FloridaPercent8.7%8.7%8.6%8.5%8.7%
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Child and teen death rate (Number & Rate per 100,000)

Location Data Type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
United StatesNumber20,48220,24119,49218,88818,666
United StatesRate per 100,0002626252424
FloridaNumber1,1661,1701,1091,0611,131
FloridaRate per 100,0002727262526
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Children in single-parent families (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United StatesNumber24,718,00024,725,00024,647,00024,689,00024,444,000
United StatesPercent35%35%35%35%35%
FloridaNumber1,493,0001,515,0001,517,0001,547,0001,567,000
FloridaPercent39%40%40%40%40%
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Children by household head’s educational attainment (Number & Percent)

Location Education Level Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
United StatesNot a high school graduateNumber11,131,00010,887,00010,533,00010,412,00010,137,000
United StatesNot a high school graduatePercent15%15%14%14%14%
United StatesHigh school diploma or GEDNumber34,617,00034,157,00033,544,00032,958,00032,801,000
United StatesHigh school diploma or GEDPercent47%46%46%45%45%
United StatesAssociate's degreeNumber6,469,0006,564,0006,690,0006,783,0006,827,000
United StatesAssociate's degreePercent9%9%9%9%9%
United StatesBachelor's degreeNumber13,366,00013,501,00014,044,00014,218,00014,446,000
United StatesBachelor's degreePercent18%18%19%19%20%
United StatesGraduate degreeNumber8,103,0008,387,0008,670,0008,992,0009,210,000
United StatesGraduate degreePercent11%11%12%12%13%
FloridaNot a high school graduateNumber543,000513,000510,000492,000496,000
FloridaNot a high school graduatePercent14%13%13%12%12%
FloridaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber1,942,0001,941,0001,900,0001,903,0001,883,000
FloridaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent49%49%47%47%46%
FloridaAssociate's degreeNumber429,000442,000457,000472,000477,000
FloridaAssociate's degreePercent11%11%11%12%12%
FloridaBachelor's degreeNumber702,000696,000738,000749,000789,000
FloridaBachelor's degreePercent18%17%18%18%19%
FloridaGraduate degreeNumber366,000394,000417,000427,000445,000
FloridaGraduate degreePercent9%10%10%11%11%
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Children living in high poverty areas (Number & Percent)

Location Data Type 2007 - 2011 2008 - 2012 2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015
United StatesNumber8,591,0009,362,00010,067,00010,333,00010,032,000
United StatesPercent12%13%14%14%14%
FloridaNumber427,000496,000564,000594,000547,000
FloridaPercent11%12%14%15%14%
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