Selected KIDS COUNT Indicators for Rhode Island

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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%
Rhode IslandNumber77,00072,00073,00067,00064,000
Rhode IslandPercent35%33%34%32%30%
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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%
Rhode IslandNumber94,00087,00092,00090,00075,000
Rhode IslandPercent43%40%43%42%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%
Rhode IslandNumber47,00042,00045,00042,00041,000
Rhode IslandPercent22%19%22%20%19%
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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.
Rhode IslandPercent25%24%23%24%21%
Rhode IslandNumber3,2853,058N.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%
Rhode IslandBelow basicPercent35%31%30%30%28%
Rhode IslandAt or above basicPercent65%69%70%70%72%
Rhode IslandBelow proficientPercent69%64%65%62%60%
Rhode IslandAt or above proficientPercent31%36%35%38%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%
Rhode IslandBelow basicPercent35%32%27%26%28%
Rhode IslandAt or above basicPercent65%68%73%74%72%
Rhode IslandBelow proficientPercent72%72%66%64%68%
Rhode IslandAt or above proficientPercent28%28%34%36%32%
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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%
Rhode IslandNot a high school graduateNumber31,00029,00030,00026,00025,000
Rhode IslandNot a high school graduatePercent14%13%14%12%12%
Rhode IslandHigh school diploma or GEDNumber98,00093,00092,00094,00092,000
Rhode IslandHigh school diploma or GEDPercent45%43%43%44%43%
Rhode IslandAssociate's degreeNumber20,00019,00019,00021,00018,000
Rhode IslandAssociate's degreePercent9%9%9%10%8%
Rhode IslandBachelor's degreeNumber39,00045,00042,00038,00043,000
Rhode IslandBachelor's degreePercent18%21%20%18%21%
Rhode IslandGraduate degreeNumber29,00031,00030,00032,00033,000
Rhode IslandGraduate degreePercent13%14%14%15%15%
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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%
Rhode IslandNumber31,00029,00031,00030,00037,000
Rhode IslandPercent14%13%14%14%17%
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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%
Rhode IslandNumber79,00083,00083,00080,00081,000
Rhode IslandPercent38%40%41%39%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%
Rhode IslandNot a high school graduateNumber31,00029,00030,00026,00025,000
Rhode IslandNot a high school graduatePercent14%13%14%12%12%
Rhode IslandHigh school diploma or GEDNumber98,00093,00092,00094,00092,000
Rhode IslandHigh school diploma or GEDPercent45%43%43%44%43%
Rhode IslandAssociate's degreeNumber20,00019,00019,00021,00018,000
Rhode IslandAssociate's degreePercent9%9%9%10%8%
Rhode IslandBachelor's degreeNumber39,00045,00042,00038,00043,000
Rhode IslandBachelor's degreePercent18%21%20%18%21%
Rhode IslandGraduate degreeNumber29,00031,00030,00032,00033,000
Rhode IslandGraduate degreePercent13%14%14%15%15%
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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%
Rhode IslandNumber862813877746765
Rhode IslandPercent7.7%7.4%8.0%6.9%7.1%
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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
Rhode IslandNumber4338404036
Rhode IslandRate per 100,0001715161715
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KIDS COUNT overall rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Rhode IslandNumber2025263127
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Economic Well-Being Rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Rhode IslandNumber2531263634
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Education rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Rhode IslandNumber2125242425
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Health rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Rhode IslandNumber10313126
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Family and community rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Rhode IslandNumber2732323330
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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%
Rhode IslandNumber47,00042,00045,00042,00041,000
Rhode IslandPercent22%19%22%20%19%
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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%
Rhode IslandNumber77,00072,00073,00067,00064,000
Rhode IslandPercent35%33%34%32%30%
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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%
Rhode IslandNumber94,00087,00092,00090,00075,000
Rhode IslandPercent43%40%43%42%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%
Rhode IslandBelow basicPercent35%31%30%30%28%
Rhode IslandAt or above basicPercent65%69%70%70%72%
Rhode IslandBelow proficientPercent69%64%65%62%60%
Rhode IslandAt or above proficientPercent31%36%35%38%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%
Rhode IslandBelow basicPercent35%32%27%26%28%
Rhode IslandAt or above basicPercent65%68%73%74%72%
Rhode IslandBelow proficientPercent72%72%66%64%68%
Rhode IslandAt or above proficientPercent28%28%34%36%32%
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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.
Rhode IslandPercent25%24%23%24%21%
Rhode IslandNumber3,2853,058N.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%
Rhode IslandNumber862813877746765
Rhode IslandPercent7.7%7.4%8.0%6.9%7.1%
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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
Rhode IslandNumber4338404036
Rhode IslandRate per 100,0001715161715
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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%
Rhode IslandNumber79,00083,00083,00080,00081,000
Rhode IslandPercent38%40%41%39%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%
Rhode IslandNot a high school graduateNumber31,00029,00030,00026,00025,000
Rhode IslandNot a high school graduatePercent14%13%14%12%12%
Rhode IslandHigh school diploma or GEDNumber98,00093,00092,00094,00092,000
Rhode IslandHigh school diploma or GEDPercent45%43%43%44%43%
Rhode IslandAssociate's degreeNumber20,00019,00019,00021,00018,000
Rhode IslandAssociate's degreePercent9%9%9%10%8%
Rhode IslandBachelor's degreeNumber39,00045,00042,00038,00043,000
Rhode IslandBachelor's degreePercent18%21%20%18%21%
Rhode IslandGraduate degreeNumber29,00031,00030,00032,00033,000
Rhode IslandGraduate degreePercent13%14%14%15%15%
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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%
Rhode IslandNumber31,00029,00031,00030,00037,000
Rhode IslandPercent14%13%14%14%17%
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