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Iowa places third in the 2019 national KIDS COUNT® Data Book

Iowa ranks third nationally in the 2019 national KIDS COUNT® Data Book recently released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The 30th edition of the annual child well-being report compares and ranks the 50 states on 16 child and family well-being indicators in four separate domains.

Nationally, Iowa ranks second among all states in the economic well-being domain and in the top 10 in the three other domains: seventh in education, eighth in health and eighth in family and community. Read the full report here. Or get the highlights via Iowa's profile here


January 21, 2017

Iowa Kids Count provides state- and county-level health, education, welfare and economic data on 20 indicators of child and family well-being.

Explore the latest data through interactive maps and download data snapshots for any of Iowa's 99 counties via the blue bar at the left.

CFPC's work on Iowa Kids Count is supported by a grant from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which supports Kids Count activities in all 50 states. For more information on Iowa Kids Count, contact Iowa Kids Count director Mike Crawford.


Learn more

Visit the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count Data Center to access data profiles for many Iowa locations; rankings, maps, or trend graphs by topic; and raw data. Includes over 100 measures of child well-being.

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