KIDS COUNT®, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a national and state-by-state effort to track the well-being of children in the United States. By providing high-quality data and trend analysis, KIDS COUNT seeks to enrich local, state and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children — and to raise the visibility of children's issues through a nonpartisan, evidence-based lens.
KIDS COUNT Data Book and Publications
At the national level, the project develops and distributes reports on key areas of well-being, including the annual KIDS COUNT Data Book. View current and past KIDS COUNT Data Books. In addition to the annual Data Book, KIDS COUNT explores the well-being of children using new data and policy analysis.
KIDS COUNT Data Center
The Foundation also maintains the KIDS COUNT Data Center, which uses the best available statistics and data to measure the educational, social, economic, and physical well-being of children. The Data Center features hundreds of indicators with more than four million data points. Users of the site are able to view national, congressional district, county, school district and city data from across the country. Visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.
KIDS COUNT State Organizations
The Annie E. Casey Foundation funds a network of state-level organizations in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia that provide a community-by-community picture of the condition of children. The network organizations also monitor budget and legislative decisions in the states and provide policy analysis based on evidence of what works for children and families. Learn more about KIDS COUNT State Organizations.
KIDS COUNT National Outreach Partners
The KIDS COUNT National Outreach Partners work to elevate the data and analysis provided by KIDS COUNT through a larger network of nonprofits, philanthropies, advocacy organizations and researchers. Each year, these partners work to promote the latest KIDS COUNT research with their respective stakeholders. Meet the KIDS COUNT National Outreach Partners.