Selected KIDS COUNT Indicators for State in Virginia

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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%
VirginiaNumber472,000465,000480,000474,000461,000
VirginiaPercent25%25%26%25%25%
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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%
VirginiaNumber683,000657,000639,000624,000592,000
VirginiaPercent37%35%34%33%32%
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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%
VirginiaNumber280,000279,000288,000291,000273,000
VirginiaPercent15%15%16%16%15%
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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.
VirginiaPercent22%19%17%16%15%
VirginiaNumber21,95618,911N.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%
VirginiaBelow basicPercent26%26%28%26%26%
VirginiaAt or above basicPercent74%74%72%74%74%
VirginiaBelow proficientPercent62%62%61%57%57%
VirginiaAt or above proficientPercent38%38%39%43%43%
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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%
VirginiaBelow basicPercent23%24%22%23%24%
VirginiaAt or above basicPercent77%77%78%77%76%
VirginiaBelow proficientPercent63%64%60%62%62%
VirginiaAt or above proficientPercent37%36%40%38%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%
VirginiaNot a high school graduateNumber187,000169,000179,000185,000175,000
VirginiaNot a high school graduatePercent10%9%10%10%9%
VirginiaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber808,000813,000763,000757,000744,000
VirginiaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent44%44%41%41%40%
VirginiaAssociate's degreeNumber151,000148,000160,000154,000168,000
VirginiaAssociate's degreePercent8%8%9%8%9%
VirginiaBachelor's degreeNumber393,000396,000435,000416,000429,000
VirginiaBachelor's degreePercent21%21%23%22%23%
VirginiaGraduate degreeNumber309,000325,000324,000352,000350,000
VirginiaGraduate degreePercent17%18%17%19%19%
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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%
VirginiaNumber87,00097,00091,00090,00093,000
VirginiaPercent5%5%5%5%5%
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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%
VirginiaNumber559,000553,000569,000552,000573,000
VirginiaPercent31%31%32%31%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%
VirginiaNot a high school graduateNumber187,000169,000179,000185,000175,000
VirginiaNot a high school graduatePercent10%9%10%10%9%
VirginiaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber808,000813,000763,000757,000744,000
VirginiaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent44%44%41%41%40%
VirginiaAssociate's degreeNumber151,000148,000160,000154,000168,000
VirginiaAssociate's degreePercent8%8%9%8%9%
VirginiaBachelor's degreeNumber393,000396,000435,000416,000429,000
VirginiaBachelor's degreePercent21%21%23%22%23%
VirginiaGraduate degreeNumber309,000325,000324,000352,000350,000
VirginiaGraduate degreePercent17%18%17%19%19%
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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%
VirginiaNumber8,4488,1848,3758,1828,130
VirginiaPercent8.2%8.0%8.1%8.0%7.9%
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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
VirginiaNumber438490467419429
VirginiaRate per 100,0002225242122
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KIDS COUNT overall rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
VirginiaNumber121291411
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Economic Well-Being Rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
VirginiaNumber910111415
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Education rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
VirginiaNumber11109109
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Health rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
VirginiaNumber2019151715
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Family and community rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
VirginiaNumber1614121410
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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%
VirginiaNumber280,000279,000288,000291,000273,000
VirginiaPercent15%15%16%16%15%
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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%
VirginiaNumber472,000465,000480,000474,000461,000
VirginiaPercent25%25%26%25%25%
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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%
VirginiaNumber683,000657,000639,000624,000592,000
VirginiaPercent37%35%34%33%32%
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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%
VirginiaBelow basicPercent26%26%28%26%26%
VirginiaAt or above basicPercent74%74%72%74%74%
VirginiaBelow proficientPercent62%62%61%57%57%
VirginiaAt or above proficientPercent38%38%39%43%43%
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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%
VirginiaBelow basicPercent23%24%22%23%24%
VirginiaAt or above basicPercent77%77%78%77%76%
VirginiaBelow proficientPercent63%64%60%62%62%
VirginiaAt or above proficientPercent37%36%40%38%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.
VirginiaPercent22%19%17%16%15%
VirginiaNumber21,95618,911N.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%
VirginiaNumber8,4488,1848,3758,1828,130
VirginiaPercent8.2%8.0%8.1%8.0%7.9%
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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
VirginiaNumber438490467419429
VirginiaRate per 100,0002225242122
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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%
VirginiaNumber559,000553,000569,000552,000573,000
VirginiaPercent31%31%32%31%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%
VirginiaNot a high school graduateNumber187,000169,000179,000185,000175,000
VirginiaNot a high school graduatePercent10%9%10%10%9%
VirginiaHigh school diploma or GEDNumber808,000813,000763,000757,000744,000
VirginiaHigh school diploma or GEDPercent44%44%41%41%40%
VirginiaAssociate's degreeNumber151,000148,000160,000154,000168,000
VirginiaAssociate's degreePercent8%8%9%8%9%
VirginiaBachelor's degreeNumber393,000396,000435,000416,000429,000
VirginiaBachelor's degreePercent21%21%23%22%23%
VirginiaGraduate degreeNumber309,000325,000324,000352,000350,000
VirginiaGraduate degreePercent17%18%17%19%19%
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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%
VirginiaNumber87,00097,00091,00090,00093,000
VirginiaPercent5%5%5%5%5%
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