Kids Count North Dakota

2024 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The 35th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book looks at child well-being in states and territories across the country. See how North Dakota stacks up in this new report.

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Updated County Profiles Now Available

Check out the County Profiles for the most recent data on children in your community.

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New summary of bills from session related to child well-being

The 2023 North Dakota Legislative Session wrapped up at the end of April where policymakers introduced 932 bills. A handful of these bills impacted child and family well-being, including investments in school meals and child care, a commitment to best practices in the child welfare system, and the desire to study ongoing needs for juvenile justice and mental health.

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Thoughtful, effective policies and programs rely on solid data. North Dakota KIDS COUNT is dedicated to providing current, relevant, and reliable data to shape the issues affecting North Dakota children and families.


North Dakota KIDS COUNT regularly releases research, data-driven publications, and analysis to help keep policymakers, community members, and advocates up-to-date on the issues affecting North Dakota children and families.


Stay up-to-date with all of the latest announcements, press statements, and news stories about North Dakota KIDS COUNT and our data-driven work to help children in our state.


North Dakota KIDS COUNT is often asked to give presentations on the data, deliver testimony, and provide our expertise on policies moving forward. Find links to our presentations and other resources.

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North Dakota KIDS COUNT is dedicated to improving the well-being of children in our state. When policy decisions are rooted in data and research, kids grow up in economically secure families, live in resilient communities, and meet developmental, health, and educational milestones.

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