Selected KIDS COUNT Indicators for Wisconsin

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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%
WisconsinNumber378,000362,000343,000338,000322,000
WisconsinPercent29%28%26%26%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%
WisconsinNumber464,000407,000393,000380,000328,000
WisconsinPercent35%31%30%29%25%
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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%
WisconsinNumber237,000235,000237,000235,000207,000
WisconsinPercent18%18%18%18%16%
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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.
WisconsinPercent9%9%8%8%7%
WisconsinNumber6,6796,331N.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%
WisconsinBelow basicPercent30%33%32%32%29%
WisconsinAt or above basicPercent70%67%68%68%71%
WisconsinBelow proficientPercent64%67%66%65%63%
WisconsinAt or above proficientPercent36%33%34%35%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%
WisconsinBelow basicPercent24%21%21%22%22%
WisconsinAt or above basicPercent76%79%79%78%78%
WisconsinBelow proficientPercent63%61%59%60%59%
WisconsinAt or above proficientPercent37%39%41%40%41%
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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%
WisconsinNot a high school graduateNumber130,000128,000115,000110,000112,000
WisconsinNot a high school graduatePercent10%10%9%8%9%
WisconsinHigh school diploma or GEDNumber636,000609,000601,000588,000574,000
WisconsinHigh school diploma or GEDPercent48%46%46%45%44%
WisconsinAssociate's degreeNumber152,000161,000161,000164,000165,000
WisconsinAssociate's degreePercent12%12%12%13%13%
WisconsinBachelor's degreeNumber262,000278,000284,000285,000288,000
WisconsinBachelor's degreePercent20%21%22%22%22%
WisconsinGraduate degreeNumber141,000138,000145,000149,000150,000
WisconsinGraduate degreePercent11%11%11%11%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%
WisconsinNumber108,000116,000122,000130,000125,000
WisconsinPercent8%9%9%10%10%
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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%
WisconsinNumber403,000405,000393,000408,000396,000
WisconsinPercent32%32%31%33%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%
WisconsinNot a high school graduateNumber130,000128,000115,000110,000112,000
WisconsinNot a high school graduatePercent10%10%9%8%9%
WisconsinHigh school diploma or GEDNumber636,000609,000601,000588,000574,000
WisconsinHigh school diploma or GEDPercent48%46%46%45%44%
WisconsinAssociate's degreeNumber152,000161,000161,000164,000165,000
WisconsinAssociate's degreePercent12%12%12%13%13%
WisconsinBachelor's degreeNumber262,000278,000284,000285,000288,000
WisconsinBachelor's degreePercent20%21%22%22%22%
WisconsinGraduate degreeNumber141,000138,000145,000149,000150,000
WisconsinGraduate degreePercent11%11%11%11%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%
WisconsinNumber4,8184,8764,8094,6684,911
WisconsinPercent7.0%7.2%7.1%7.0%7.3%
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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
WisconsinNumber351341336294309
WisconsinRate per 100,0002424242122
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KIDS COUNT overall rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
WisconsinNumber1411121113
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Economic Well-Being Rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
WisconsinNumber151291013
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Education rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
WisconsinNumber91114147
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Health rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
WisconsinNumber15681529
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Family and community rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
WisconsinNumber1918181518
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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%
WisconsinNumber237,000235,000237,000235,000207,000
WisconsinPercent18%18%18%18%16%
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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%
WisconsinNumber378,000362,000343,000338,000322,000
WisconsinPercent29%28%26%26%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%
WisconsinNumber464,000407,000393,000380,000328,000
WisconsinPercent35%31%30%29%25%
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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%
WisconsinBelow basicPercent30%33%32%32%29%
WisconsinAt or above basicPercent70%67%68%68%71%
WisconsinBelow proficientPercent64%67%66%65%63%
WisconsinAt or above proficientPercent36%33%34%35%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%
WisconsinBelow basicPercent24%21%21%22%22%
WisconsinAt or above basicPercent76%79%79%78%78%
WisconsinBelow proficientPercent63%61%59%60%59%
WisconsinAt or above proficientPercent37%39%41%40%41%
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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.
WisconsinPercent9%9%8%8%7%
WisconsinNumber6,6796,331N.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%
WisconsinNumber4,8184,8764,8094,6684,911
WisconsinPercent7.0%7.2%7.1%7.0%7.3%
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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
WisconsinNumber351341336294309
WisconsinRate per 100,0002424242122
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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%
WisconsinNumber403,000405,000393,000408,000396,000
WisconsinPercent32%32%31%33%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%
WisconsinNot a high school graduateNumber130,000128,000115,000110,000112,000
WisconsinNot a high school graduatePercent10%10%9%8%9%
WisconsinHigh school diploma or GEDNumber636,000609,000601,000588,000574,000
WisconsinHigh school diploma or GEDPercent48%46%46%45%44%
WisconsinAssociate's degreeNumber152,000161,000161,000164,000165,000
WisconsinAssociate's degreePercent12%12%12%13%13%
WisconsinBachelor's degreeNumber262,000278,000284,000285,000288,000
WisconsinBachelor's degreePercent20%21%22%22%22%
WisconsinGraduate degreeNumber141,000138,000145,000149,000150,000
WisconsinGraduate degreePercent11%11%11%11%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%
WisconsinNumber108,000116,000122,000130,000125,000
WisconsinPercent8%9%9%10%10%
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