2013 Kids Count Survey

Local/Regional News
1:13 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Report: Fayette County Ranks High In Overall Child Health, Lags In Youth Incarceration

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A new report shows Fayette County ranking 33rd among Kentucky’s 120 counties using 16 indicators of child well-being.

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Local/Regional News
11:59 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Kentucky Ranks 34th Among The States In Child Well Being, Up One Notch From Last Year

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky has improved in health and education over the long term according to a report released Monday, but  more Kentucky children are living in poverty than ever before.  The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count Data Book measures several indicators in education, health, economic well-being and family and community.

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Local/Regional News
9:11 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Report: 1 In 4 Children In Ky. Living In Poverty

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- One in four Kentucky children live in poverty, and the number is rising.  The Courier-Journal reports those statistics are included in the Kentucky Kids Count 2012 County Data Book, released on Friday.

Kids Count defines poverty as a family of two adults and two children whose annual income falls below $22,113

The report says more than 240,000 children are living in poverty across the commonwealth.

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