Selected KIDS COUNT Indicators for Nebraska

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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%
NebraskaNumber111,000104,000100,000101,00099,000
NebraskaPercent24%22%22%22%21%
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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%
NebraskaNumber122,000122,000119,000109,000106,000
NebraskaPercent26%26%26%23%22%
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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%
NebraskaNumber82,00081,00081,00074,00078,000
NebraskaPercent18%18%18%16%17%
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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.
NebraskaPercent17%16%10%7%7%
NebraskaNumber4,0213,748N.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%
NebraskaBelow basicPercent29%30%30%29%26%
NebraskaAt or above basicPercent71%70%70%71%74%
NebraskaBelow proficientPercent65%65%64%63%60%
NebraskaAt or above proficientPercent35%35%36%37%40%
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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%
NebraskaBelow basicPercent26%25%26%24%23%
NebraskaAt or above basicPercent74%75%74%76%77%
NebraskaBelow proficientPercent65%65%67%64%62%
NebraskaAt or above proficientPercent35%35%33%36%38%
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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%
NebraskaNot a high school graduateNumber48,00053,00055,00055,00044,000
NebraskaNot a high school graduatePercent10%11%12%12%9%
NebraskaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber212,000202,000193,000192,000195,000
NebraskaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent46%44%42%41%41%
NebraskaAssociate's degreeNumber56,00053,00054,00058,00063,000
NebraskaAssociate's degreePercent12%11%12%12%13%
NebraskaBachelor's degreeNumber100,000101,000107,000107,000110,000
NebraskaBachelor's degreePercent22%22%23%23%23%
NebraskaGraduate degreeNumber41,00052,00053,00055,00056,000
NebraskaGraduate degreePercent9%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%
NebraskaNumber28,00031,00037,00042,00032,000
NebraskaPercent6%7%8%9%7%
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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%
NebraskaNumber129,000131,000131,000132,000129,000
NebraskaPercent29%30%30%29%29%
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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%
NebraskaNot a high school graduateNumber48,00053,00055,00055,00044,000
NebraskaNot a high school graduatePercent10%11%12%12%9%
NebraskaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber212,000202,000193,000192,000195,000
NebraskaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent46%44%42%41%41%
NebraskaAssociate's degreeNumber56,00053,00054,00058,00063,000
NebraskaAssociate's degreePercent12%11%12%12%13%
NebraskaBachelor's degreeNumber100,000101,000107,000107,000110,000
NebraskaBachelor's degreePercent22%22%23%23%23%
NebraskaGraduate degreeNumber41,00052,00053,00055,00056,000
NebraskaGraduate degreePercent9%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%
NebraskaNumber1,8391,7021,7341,6821,775
NebraskaPercent7.1%6.6%6.7%6.4%6.6%
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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
NebraskaNumber130107143129127
NebraskaRate per 100,0002722292626
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KIDS COUNT overall rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
NebraskaNumber9511109
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Economic Well-Being Rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
NebraskaNumber24535
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Education rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
NebraskaNumber171410118
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Health rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
NebraskaNumber82272621
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Family and community rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
NebraskaNumber1715202021
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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%
NebraskaNumber82,00081,00081,00074,00078,000
NebraskaPercent18%18%18%16%17%
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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%
NebraskaNumber111,000104,000100,000101,00099,000
NebraskaPercent24%22%22%22%21%
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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%
NebraskaNumber122,000122,000119,000109,000106,000
NebraskaPercent26%26%26%23%22%
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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%
NebraskaBelow basicPercent29%30%30%29%26%
NebraskaAt or above basicPercent71%70%70%71%74%
NebraskaBelow proficientPercent65%65%64%63%60%
NebraskaAt or above proficientPercent35%35%36%37%40%
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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%
NebraskaBelow basicPercent26%25%26%24%23%
NebraskaAt or above basicPercent74%75%74%76%77%
NebraskaBelow proficientPercent65%65%67%64%62%
NebraskaAt or above proficientPercent35%35%33%36%38%
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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.
NebraskaPercent17%16%10%7%7%
NebraskaNumber4,0213,748N.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%
NebraskaNumber1,8391,7021,7341,6821,775
NebraskaPercent7.1%6.6%6.7%6.4%6.6%
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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
NebraskaNumber130107143129127
NebraskaRate per 100,0002722292626
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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%
NebraskaNumber129,000131,000131,000132,000129,000
NebraskaPercent29%30%30%29%29%
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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%
NebraskaNot a high school graduateNumber48,00053,00055,00055,00044,000
NebraskaNot a high school graduatePercent10%11%12%12%9%
NebraskaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber212,000202,000193,000192,000195,000
NebraskaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent46%44%42%41%41%
NebraskaAssociate's degreeNumber56,00053,00054,00058,00063,000
NebraskaAssociate's degreePercent12%11%12%12%13%
NebraskaBachelor's degreeNumber100,000101,000107,000107,000110,000
NebraskaBachelor's degreePercent22%22%23%23%23%
NebraskaGraduate degreeNumber41,00052,00053,00055,00056,000
NebraskaGraduate degreePercent9%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%
NebraskaNumber28,00031,00037,00042,00032,000
NebraskaPercent6%7%8%9%7%
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