Selected KIDS COUNT Indicators for North Dakota

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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%
North DakotaNumber33,00030,00033,00037,00035,000
North DakotaPercent22%19%20%22%20%
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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%
North DakotaNumber31,00025,00031,00029,00030,000
North DakotaPercent21%16%19%17%17%
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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%
North DakotaNumber22,00020,00019,00024,00020,000
North DakotaPercent15%13%12%15%12%
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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.
North DakotaPercent13%12%10%9%9%
North DakotaNumber1,038942N.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%
North DakotaBelow basicPercent25%24%26%27%27%
North DakotaAt or above basicPercent75%76%74%73%73%
North DakotaBelow proficientPercent65%65%64%66%63%
North DakotaAt or above proficientPercent35%35%36%34%37%
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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%
North DakotaBelow basicPercent14%14%15%18%20%
North DakotaAt or above basicPercent86%86%85%82%80%
North DakotaBelow proficientPercent59%57%57%59%61%
North DakotaAt or above proficientPercent41%43%43%41%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%
North DakotaNot a high school graduateNumber7,0007,0008,0008,0009,000
North DakotaNot a high school graduatePercent5%5%5%5%5%
North DakotaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber71,00066,00066,00075,00070,000
North DakotaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent47%43%41%45%41%
North DakotaAssociate's degreeNumber25,00025,00028,00029,00030,000
North DakotaAssociate's degreePercent17%16%17%17%18%
North DakotaBachelor's degreeNumber34,00037,00042,00038,00043,000
North DakotaBachelor's degreePercent23%24%26%23%25%
North DakotaGraduate degreeNumber13,00018,00016,00016,00018,000
North DakotaGraduate degreePercent8%11%10%10%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%
North DakotaNumber12,00011,00011,00010,00010,000
North DakotaPercent8%7%7%6%6%
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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%
North DakotaNumber38,00041,00043,00047,00043,000
North DakotaPercent26%28%28%29%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%
North DakotaNot a high school graduateNumber7,0007,0008,0008,0009,000
North DakotaNot a high school graduatePercent5%5%5%5%5%
North DakotaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber71,00066,00066,00075,00070,000
North DakotaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent47%43%41%45%41%
North DakotaAssociate's degreeNumber25,00025,00028,00029,00030,000
North DakotaAssociate's degreePercent17%16%17%17%18%
North DakotaBachelor's degreeNumber34,00037,00042,00038,00043,000
North DakotaBachelor's degreePercent23%24%26%23%25%
North DakotaGraduate degreeNumber13,00018,00016,00016,00018,000
North DakotaGraduate degreePercent8%11%10%10%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%
North DakotaNumber607637625679704
North DakotaPercent6.7%6.7%6.2%6.4%6.2%
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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
North DakotaNumber5556555344
North DakotaRate per 100,0003434333024
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KIDS COUNT overall rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
North DakotaNumber56678
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Economic Well-Being Rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
North DakotaNumber11112
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Education rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
North DakotaNumber1615191914
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Health rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
North DakotaNumber1726232917
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Family and community rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
North DakotaNumber45466
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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%
North DakotaNumber22,00020,00019,00024,00020,000
North DakotaPercent15%13%12%15%12%
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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%
North DakotaNumber33,00030,00033,00037,00035,000
North DakotaPercent22%19%20%22%20%
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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%
North DakotaNumber31,00025,00031,00029,00030,000
North DakotaPercent21%16%19%17%17%
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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%
North DakotaBelow basicPercent25%24%26%27%27%
North DakotaAt or above basicPercent75%76%74%73%73%
North DakotaBelow proficientPercent65%65%64%66%63%
North DakotaAt or above proficientPercent35%35%36%34%37%
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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%
North DakotaBelow basicPercent14%14%15%18%20%
North DakotaAt or above basicPercent86%86%85%82%80%
North DakotaBelow proficientPercent59%57%57%59%61%
North DakotaAt or above proficientPercent41%43%43%41%39%
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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.
North DakotaPercent13%12%10%9%9%
North DakotaNumber1,038942N.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%
North DakotaNumber607637625679704
North DakotaPercent6.7%6.7%6.2%6.4%6.2%
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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
North DakotaNumber5556555344
North DakotaRate per 100,0003434333024
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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%
North DakotaNumber38,00041,00043,00047,00043,000
North DakotaPercent26%28%28%29%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%
North DakotaNot a high school graduateNumber7,0007,0008,0008,0009,000
North DakotaNot a high school graduatePercent5%5%5%5%5%
North DakotaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber71,00066,00066,00075,00070,000
North DakotaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent47%43%41%45%41%
North DakotaAssociate's degreeNumber25,00025,00028,00029,00030,000
North DakotaAssociate's degreePercent17%16%17%17%18%
North DakotaBachelor's degreeNumber34,00037,00042,00038,00043,000
North DakotaBachelor's degreePercent23%24%26%23%25%
North DakotaGraduate degreeNumber13,00018,00016,00016,00018,000
North DakotaGraduate degreePercent8%11%10%10%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%
North DakotaNumber12,00011,00011,00010,00010,000
North DakotaPercent8%7%7%6%6%
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