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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%
WyomingNumber33,00035,00032,00033,00030,000
WyomingPercent24%25%23%24%21%
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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%
WyomingNumber37,00037,00029,00031,00031,000
WyomingPercent27%27%20%22%22%
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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%
WyomingNumber21,00022,00018,00017,00018,000
WyomingPercent16%17%13%13%13%
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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.
WyomingPercent25%20%20%20%18%
WyomingNumber1,8141,397N.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%
WyomingBelow basicPercent27%28%29%25%25%
WyomingAt or above basicPercent74%72%71%75%75%
WyomingBelow proficientPercent64%67%66%63%59%
WyomingAt or above proficientPercent36%33%34%37%41%
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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%
WyomingBelow basicPercent20%22%20%19%22%
WyomingAt or above basicPercent80%78%80%81%78%
WyomingBelow proficientPercent64%65%63%62%65%
WyomingAt or above proficientPercent36%35%37%38%35%
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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%
WyomingNot a high school graduateNumber13,00010,0008,00010,00011,000
WyomingNot a high school graduatePercent9%7%6%7%8%
WyomingHigh school diploma or GEDNumber69,00078,00076,00068,00072,000
WyomingHigh school diploma or GEDPercent51%57%54%49%52%
WyomingAssociate's degreeNumber15,00015,00017,00017,00018,000
WyomingAssociate's degreePercent11%11%12%13%13%
WyomingBachelor's degreeNumber26,00023,00024,00030,00025,000
WyomingBachelor's degreePercent19%17%17%22%18%
WyomingGraduate degreeNumber12,00010,00014,00012,00012,000
WyomingGraduate degreePercent9%7%10%9%9%
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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%
WyomingNumber1,0004,0005,0002,0002,000
WyomingPercent<0%3%3%1%1%
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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%
WyomingNumber39,00041,00038,00035,00039,000
WyomingPercent30%32%29%27%29%
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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%
WyomingNot a high school graduateNumber13,00010,0008,00010,00011,000
WyomingNot a high school graduatePercent9%7%6%7%8%
WyomingHigh school diploma or GEDNumber69,00078,00076,00068,00072,000
WyomingHigh school diploma or GEDPercent51%57%54%49%52%
WyomingAssociate's degreeNumber15,00015,00017,00017,00018,000
WyomingAssociate's degreePercent11%11%12%13%13%
WyomingBachelor's degreeNumber26,00023,00024,00030,00025,000
WyomingBachelor's degreePercent19%17%17%22%18%
WyomingGraduate degreeNumber12,00010,00014,00012,00012,000
WyomingGraduate degreePercent9%7%10%9%9%
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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%
WyomingNumber679600645660704
WyomingPercent9.0%8.1%8.5%8.6%9.2%
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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
WyomingNumber4659414747
WyomingRate per 100,0003241293232
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KIDS COUNT overall rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
WyomingNumber1717191612
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Economic Well-Being Rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
WyomingNumber52621
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Education rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
WyomingNumber2726252318
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Health rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
WyomingNumber4545434548
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Family and community rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
WyomingNumber6121677
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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%
WyomingNumber21,00022,00018,00017,00018,000
WyomingPercent16%17%13%13%13%
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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%
WyomingNumber33,00035,00032,00033,00030,000
WyomingPercent24%25%23%24%21%
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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%
WyomingNumber37,00037,00029,00031,00031,000
WyomingPercent27%27%20%22%22%
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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%
WyomingBelow basicPercent27%28%29%25%25%
WyomingAt or above basicPercent74%72%71%75%75%
WyomingBelow proficientPercent64%67%66%63%59%
WyomingAt or above proficientPercent36%33%34%37%41%
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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%
WyomingBelow basicPercent20%22%20%19%22%
WyomingAt or above basicPercent80%78%80%81%78%
WyomingBelow proficientPercent64%65%63%62%65%
WyomingAt or above proficientPercent36%35%37%38%35%
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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.
WyomingPercent25%20%20%20%18%
WyomingNumber1,8141,397N.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%
WyomingNumber679600645660704
WyomingPercent9.0%8.1%8.5%8.6%9.2%
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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
WyomingNumber4659414747
WyomingRate per 100,0003241293232
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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%
WyomingNumber39,00041,00038,00035,00039,000
WyomingPercent30%32%29%27%29%
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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%
WyomingNot a high school graduateNumber13,00010,0008,00010,00011,000
WyomingNot a high school graduatePercent9%7%6%7%8%
WyomingHigh school diploma or GEDNumber69,00078,00076,00068,00072,000
WyomingHigh school diploma or GEDPercent51%57%54%49%52%
WyomingAssociate's degreeNumber15,00015,00017,00017,00018,000
WyomingAssociate's degreePercent11%11%12%13%13%
WyomingBachelor's degreeNumber26,00023,00024,00030,00025,000
WyomingBachelor's degreePercent19%17%17%22%18%
WyomingGraduate degreeNumber12,00010,00014,00012,00012,000
WyomingGraduate degreePercent9%7%10%9%9%
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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%
WyomingNumber1,0004,0005,0002,0002,000
WyomingPercent<0%3%3%1%1%
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