Selected KIDS COUNT Indicators for Delaware

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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%
DelawareNumber61,00065,00063,00061,00058,000
DelawarePercent30%32%31%30%28%
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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%
DelawareNumber78,00076,00072,00066,00065,000
DelawarePercent38%37%35%32%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%
DelawareNumber35,00035,00036,00035,00039,000
DelawarePercent17%17%18%18%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.
DelawarePercent26%24%24%23%23%
DelawareNumber2,7952,635N.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%
DelawareBelow basicPercent27%27%28%27%30%
DelawareAt or above basicPercent73%73%72%73%70%
DelawareBelow proficientPercent66%65%64%62%63%
DelawareAt or above proficientPercent34%35%36%38%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%
DelawareBelow basicPercent26%25%26%29%31%
DelawareAt or above basicPercent74%75%74%71%69%
DelawareBelow proficientPercent69%68%68%67%70%
DelawareAt or above proficientPercent31%32%32%33%30%
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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%
DelawareNot a high school graduateNumber25,00026,00030,00024,00023,000
DelawareNot a high school graduatePercent12%13%14%12%11%
DelawareHigh school diploma or GEDNumber103,00097,00091,00093,00096,000
DelawareHigh school diploma or GEDPercent50%48%45%45%47%
DelawareAssociate's degreeNumber15,00017,00019,00017,00017,000
DelawareAssociate's degreePercent8%8%9%8%8%
DelawareBachelor's degreeNumber39,00038,00036,00040,00038,000
DelawareBachelor's degreePercent19%19%18%20%19%
DelawareGraduate degreeNumber21,00025,00028,00030,00029,000
DelawareGraduate degreePercent10%12%14%15%14%
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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%
DelawareNumber12,0008,0008,00012,00010,000
DelawarePercent6%4%4%6%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%
DelawareNumber78,00075,00076,00080,00077,000
DelawarePercent41%39%40%42%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%
DelawareNot a high school graduateNumber25,00026,00030,00024,00023,000
DelawareNot a high school graduatePercent12%13%14%12%11%
DelawareHigh school diploma or GEDNumber103,00097,00091,00093,00096,000
DelawareHigh school diploma or GEDPercent50%48%45%45%47%
DelawareAssociate's degreeNumber15,00017,00019,00017,00017,000
DelawareAssociate's degreePercent8%8%9%8%8%
DelawareBachelor's degreeNumber39,00038,00036,00040,00038,000
DelawareBachelor's degreePercent19%19%18%20%19%
DelawareGraduate degreeNumber21,00025,00028,00030,00029,000
DelawareGraduate degreePercent10%12%14%15%14%
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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%
DelawareNumber1,016942913900908
DelawarePercent8.9%8.4%8.3%8.3%8.3%
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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
DelawareNumber5257655750
DelawareRate per 100,0002326292623
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KIDS COUNT overall rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
DelawareNumber2522252525
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Economic Well-Being Rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
DelawareNumber2321232118
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Education rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
DelawareNumber2322222729
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Health rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
DelawareNumber3015242518
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Family and community rank (Number)

Location Data Type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
DelawareNumber2629262828
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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%
DelawareNumber35,00035,00036,00035,00039,000
DelawarePercent17%17%18%18%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%
DelawareNumber61,00065,00063,00061,00058,000
DelawarePercent30%32%31%30%28%
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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%
DelawareNumber78,00076,00072,00066,00065,000
DelawarePercent38%37%35%32%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%
DelawareBelow basicPercent27%27%28%27%30%
DelawareAt or above basicPercent73%73%72%73%70%
DelawareBelow proficientPercent66%65%64%62%63%
DelawareAt or above proficientPercent34%35%36%38%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%
DelawareBelow basicPercent26%25%26%29%31%
DelawareAt or above basicPercent74%75%74%71%69%
DelawareBelow proficientPercent69%68%68%67%70%
DelawareAt or above proficientPercent31%32%32%33%30%
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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.
DelawarePercent26%24%24%23%23%
DelawareNumber2,7952,635N.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%
DelawareNumber1,016942913900908
DelawarePercent8.9%8.4%8.3%8.3%8.3%
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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
DelawareNumber5257655750
DelawareRate per 100,0002326292623
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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%
DelawareNumber78,00075,00076,00080,00077,000
DelawarePercent41%39%40%42%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%
DelawareNot a high school graduateNumber25,00026,00030,00024,00023,000
DelawareNot a high school graduatePercent12%13%14%12%11%
DelawareHigh school diploma or GEDNumber103,00097,00091,00093,00096,000
DelawareHigh school diploma or GEDPercent50%48%45%45%47%
DelawareAssociate's degreeNumber15,00017,00019,00017,00017,000
DelawareAssociate's degreePercent8%8%9%8%8%
DelawareBachelor's degreeNumber39,00038,00036,00040,00038,000
DelawareBachelor's degreePercent19%19%18%20%19%
DelawareGraduate degreeNumber21,00025,00028,00030,00029,000
DelawareGraduate degreePercent10%12%14%15%14%
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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%
DelawareNumber12,0008,0008,00012,00010,000
DelawarePercent6%4%4%6%5%
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