According to the Data Book, Kansas ranks:

  • Seventh in economic well-being.
  • 20th in health. 
  • 23rd in the family and community domain.
  • 26th in education.

Additional information is available at, which also contains the most recent national, state, and local data on hundreds of indicators of child well-being. Journalists interested in creating maps, graphs, and rankings in stories about the Data Book can use the KIDS COUNT Data Center at

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