Selected KIDS COUNT Indicators for Nevada

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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%
NevadaNumber224,000226,000224,000211,000211,000
NevadaPercent34%34%34%32%32%
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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%
NevadaNumber294,000296,000261,000246,000231,000
NevadaPercent44%45%39%37%35%
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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%
NevadaNumber144,000157,000148,000144,000137,000
NevadaPercent22%24%23%22%21%
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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.
NevadaPercent44%42%41%40%33%
NevadaNumber15,43215,289N.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%
NevadaBelow basicPercent43%43%42%39%39%
NevadaAt or above basicPercent57%57%58%61%61%
NevadaBelow proficientPercent76%76%75%73%71%
NevadaAt or above proficientPercent24%24%25%27%29%
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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%
NevadaBelow basicPercent40%37%33%32%35%
NevadaAt or above basicPercent60%63%67%68%65%
NevadaBelow proficientPercent77%75%71%72%74%
NevadaAt or above proficientPercent23%25%29%28%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%
NevadaNot a high school graduateNumber153,000134,000130,000133,000128,000
NevadaNot a high school graduatePercent23%20%20%20%19%
NevadaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber323,000356,000348,000335,000340,000
NevadaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent49%54%53%50%51%
NevadaAssociate's degreeNumber47,00050,00052,00056,00056,000
NevadaAssociate's degreePercent7%8%8%8%8%
NevadaBachelor's degreeNumber89,00082,00087,00091,00088,000
NevadaBachelor's degreePercent13%12%13%14%13%
NevadaGraduate degreeNumber51,00041,00045,00048,00055,000
NevadaGraduate degreePercent8%6%7%7%8%
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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%
NevadaNumber59,00076,00091,00094,00088,000
NevadaPercent9%11%14%14%13%
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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%
NevadaNumber227,000246,000235,000248,000250,000
NevadaPercent36%39%37%39%39%
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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%
NevadaNot a high school graduateNumber153,000134,000130,000133,000128,000
NevadaNot a high school graduatePercent23%20%20%20%19%
NevadaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber323,000356,000348,000335,000340,000
NevadaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent49%54%53%50%51%
NevadaAssociate's degreeNumber47,00050,00052,00056,00056,000
NevadaAssociate's degreePercent7%8%8%8%8%
NevadaBachelor's degreeNumber89,00082,00087,00091,00088,000
NevadaBachelor's degreePercent13%12%13%14%13%
NevadaGraduate degreeNumber51,00041,00045,00048,00055,000
NevadaGraduate degreePercent8%6%7%7%8%
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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%
NevadaNumber2,9652,9062,7812,8102,972
NevadaPercent8.3%8.2%8.0%8.0%8.3%
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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
NevadaNumber189213167164169
NevadaRate per 100,0002731242424
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KIDS COUNT overall rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
NevadaNumber4848484747
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Economic Well-Being Rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
NevadaNumber4948474640
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Education rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
NevadaNumber5050505049
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Health rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
NevadaNumber4748474640
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Family and community rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
NevadaNumber3842444344
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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%
NevadaNumber144,000157,000148,000144,000137,000
NevadaPercent22%24%23%22%21%
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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%
NevadaNumber224,000226,000224,000211,000211,000
NevadaPercent34%34%34%32%32%
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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%
NevadaNumber294,000296,000261,000246,000231,000
NevadaPercent44%45%39%37%35%
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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%
NevadaBelow basicPercent43%43%42%39%39%
NevadaAt or above basicPercent57%57%58%61%61%
NevadaBelow proficientPercent76%76%75%73%71%
NevadaAt or above proficientPercent24%24%25%27%29%
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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%
NevadaBelow basicPercent40%37%33%32%35%
NevadaAt or above basicPercent60%63%67%68%65%
NevadaBelow proficientPercent77%75%71%72%74%
NevadaAt or above proficientPercent23%25%29%28%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.
NevadaPercent44%42%41%40%33%
NevadaNumber15,43215,289N.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%
NevadaNumber2,9652,9062,7812,8102,972
NevadaPercent8.3%8.2%8.0%8.0%8.3%
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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
NevadaNumber189213167164169
NevadaRate per 100,0002731242424
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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%
NevadaNumber227,000246,000235,000248,000250,000
NevadaPercent36%39%37%39%39%
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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%
NevadaNot a high school graduateNumber153,000134,000130,000133,000128,000
NevadaNot a high school graduatePercent23%20%20%20%19%
NevadaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber323,000356,000348,000335,000340,000
NevadaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent49%54%53%50%51%
NevadaAssociate's degreeNumber47,00050,00052,00056,00056,000
NevadaAssociate's degreePercent7%8%8%8%8%
NevadaBachelor's degreeNumber89,00082,00087,00091,00088,000
NevadaBachelor's degreePercent13%12%13%14%13%
NevadaGraduate degreeNumber51,00041,00045,00048,00055,000
NevadaGraduate degreePercent8%6%7%7%8%
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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%
NevadaNumber59,00076,00091,00094,00088,000
NevadaPercent9%11%14%14%13%
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