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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%
MissouriNumber446,000433,000427,000419,000378,000
MissouriPercent32%31%30%30%27%
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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%
MissouriNumber444,000432,000417,000388,000367,000
MissouriPercent31%31%30%28%26%
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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%
MissouriNumber306,000310,000304,000287,000276,000
MissouriPercent22%23%22%21%20%
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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.
MissouriPercent17%16%15%14%13%
MissouriNumber12,83212,463N.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%
MissouriBelow basicPercent33%30%33%30%30%
MissouriAt or above basicPercent67%70%67%70%70%
MissouriBelow proficientPercent68%64%66%65%64%
MissouriAt or above proficientPercent32%36%34%35%36%
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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%
MissouriBelow basicPercent28%23%27%26%29%
MissouriAt or above basicPercent72%77%73%74%71%
MissouriBelow proficientPercent70%65%68%67%69%
MissouriAt or above proficientPercent30%36%32%33%31%
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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%
MissouriNot a high school graduateNumber161,000148,000138,000143,000129,000
MissouriNot a high school graduatePercent11%11%10%10%9%
MissouriHigh school diploma or GEDNumber721,000714,000712,000661,000671,000
MissouriHigh school diploma or GEDPercent51%51%51%47%48%
MissouriAssociate's degreeNumber124,000127,000133,000136,000132,000
MissouriAssociate's degreePercent9%9%9%10%9%
MissouriBachelor's degreeNumber253,000257,000265,000283,000286,000
MissouriBachelor's degreePercent18%18%19%20%21%
MissouriGraduate degreeNumber148,000153,000149,000163,000168,000
MissouriGraduate degreePercent10%11%11%12%12%
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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%
MissouriNumber124,000136,000139,000142,000142,000
MissouriPercent9%10%10%10%10%
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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%
MissouriNumber465,000469,000455,000457,000456,000
MissouriPercent35%35%35%35%35%
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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%
MissouriNot a high school graduateNumber161,000148,000138,000143,000129,000
MissouriNot a high school graduatePercent11%11%10%10%9%
MissouriHigh school diploma or GEDNumber721,000714,000712,000661,000671,000
MissouriHigh school diploma or GEDPercent51%51%51%47%48%
MissouriAssociate's degreeNumber124,000127,000133,000136,000132,000
MissouriAssociate's degreePercent9%9%9%10%9%
MissouriBachelor's degreeNumber253,000257,000265,000283,000286,000
MissouriBachelor's degreePercent18%18%19%20%21%
MissouriGraduate degreeNumber148,000153,000149,000163,000168,000
MissouriGraduate degreePercent10%11%11%12%12%
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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%
MissouriNumber6,2865,9955,8096,0336,163
MissouriPercent8.2%7.9%7.7%8.0%8.2%
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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
MissouriNumber474487464428414
MissouriRate per 100,0003132312928
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KIDS COUNT overall rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
MissouriNumber2627292628
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Economic Well-Being Rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
MissouriNumber2122242421
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Education rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
MissouriNumber2421232226
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Health rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
MissouriNumber2934303332
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Family and community rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
MissouriNumber2826272626
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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%
MissouriNumber306,000310,000304,000287,000276,000
MissouriPercent22%23%22%21%20%
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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%
MissouriNumber446,000433,000427,000419,000378,000
MissouriPercent32%31%30%30%27%
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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%
MissouriNumber444,000432,000417,000388,000367,000
MissouriPercent31%31%30%28%26%
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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%
MissouriBelow basicPercent33%30%33%30%30%
MissouriAt or above basicPercent67%70%67%70%70%
MissouriBelow proficientPercent68%64%66%65%64%
MissouriAt or above proficientPercent32%36%34%35%36%
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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%
MissouriBelow basicPercent28%23%27%26%29%
MissouriAt or above basicPercent72%77%73%74%71%
MissouriBelow proficientPercent70%65%68%67%69%
MissouriAt or above proficientPercent30%36%32%33%31%
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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.
MissouriPercent17%16%15%14%13%
MissouriNumber12,83212,463N.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%
MissouriNumber6,2865,9955,8096,0336,163
MissouriPercent8.2%7.9%7.7%8.0%8.2%
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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
MissouriNumber474487464428414
MissouriRate per 100,0003132312928
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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%
MissouriNumber465,000469,000455,000457,000456,000
MissouriPercent35%35%35%35%35%
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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%
MissouriNot a high school graduateNumber161,000148,000138,000143,000129,000
MissouriNot a high school graduatePercent11%11%10%10%9%
MissouriHigh school diploma or GEDNumber721,000714,000712,000661,000671,000
MissouriHigh school diploma or GEDPercent51%51%51%47%48%
MissouriAssociate's degreeNumber124,000127,000133,000136,000132,000
MissouriAssociate's degreePercent9%9%9%10%9%
MissouriBachelor's degreeNumber253,000257,000265,000283,000286,000
MissouriBachelor's degreePercent18%18%19%20%21%
MissouriGraduate degreeNumber148,000153,000149,000163,000168,000
MissouriGraduate degreePercent10%11%11%12%12%
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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%
MissouriNumber124,000136,000139,000142,000142,000
MissouriPercent9%10%10%10%10%
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