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									2009 KIDS COUNT Data                                                                                                                                                Marion County

                            KIDS COUNT - a joint project of the Annie                         County Peer Groups
                            E. Casey Foundation and Kansas Action                                                                                                                            Urban
                            for Children - provides statistical data on                                                                                                                      ≥ 150 (rpsm)
                            the education, health and economic well-
                                                                                                                                                                                             Semi-urban
                            being of Kansas children and their families.
                                                                                                                                                                                             40.0-149.9 (rpsm)
                            Utilizing KIDS COUNT, policymakers and
                            community leaders are empowered to                                                                                                                               Densely-settled rural
                            make data-driven decisions that will                                                                                                                             20.0-39.9 (rpsm)
                            improve the lives of Kansas children and
                                                                                                                                                                                             Rural
                            ensure the future prosperity of our state.
                                                                                                                                                                                             6.0-19.9 (rpsm)
KIDS COUNT is made possible in Marion County through our                                      Marion County is rural with 6.0-19.9 residents per square                                      Frontier
county partner, Communities In Schools of Marion County, Inc.                                 mile. Its peer counties are shaded      .                                                      < 6 (rpsm)


   Communities In Schools of Marion County, Inc.                                                Demographics                                                         Marion
                                                                                                                                                                     Crawford          Peers
                                                                                                                                                                                        Peers          Kansas
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kansas
                                                                                                Demographics
   812 East A Avenue | Hillsboro, KS 67063 | 620.947.3475
                                                                                                Total Population (all ages)                                            12,100         271,777          2,802,134
                                                                                                Population Under 18                                                    20.79%          22.16%             25.00%




                                                                                                Under Age 18
                                                                                                               White                                                   92.19%          85.97%             72.59%
                                                                                                               Hispanic                                                 3.97%            8.80%            14.14%
                                                CIS of Marion County
                                                                                                               African-American                                         1.11%            1.05%             7.13%
                                                is a local non-profit
                                                                                                               Two or more races                                        1.67%            2.07%             3.26%
             organization dedicated to authentic collaboration for the
                                                                                                               Asian, Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander          0.15%            0.27%             2.21%
purpose of increasing access to needed resources for children
                                                                                                               American Indian or Alaskan Native                        0.91%            1.67%             0.96%
birth through high school age and their families. Active partners
                                                                                                Median Household Income                                               $41,268         $41,393            $47,341
include local government; social service agencies; early childhood
programs and services; the 8th Judicial District; Prairie View Mental
Health; the Regional Prevention Center of the Flint Hills; the five
                                                                                                           Online Data Center
Marion County Unified School Districts: USD 397, USD 398, USD
408, USD 410, USD 411; SRS and the Kansas Children’s Cabinet; and                                          Kansas KIDS COUNT data for all 105 counties and the state is available
                                                                                                           online at www.kac.org/datacenter. In addition to a county profile
others interested in the well-being of children, youth and families.
                                                                                                           displaying all child well-being indicators, the Data Center offers custom
Initiatives include comprehensive early childhood services; support
                                                                                                           maps, line graphs and rankings of individual indicators. Or, to view national
for research-based prevention strategies; opportunities for youth                                          KIDS COUNT data across states, visit http://datacenter.kidscount.org.
involvement and empowerment; coalition capacity-building through
education and training; resource development; and implementation
of environmental approaches to create community change.                                                                        Current Rate                                      Trend Rate
                                                                                                                         Rate per 100, unless otherwise noted,           Average change per year during the
                                                                                                                       for the most recent year data is available       most recent five years data is available


 Health Indicators                                                                                                 Marion               Peers            Kansas       Marion            Peers            Kansas

  Immunizations
  Percent of kindergartners fully immunized of the 4:3:1:3:3 series by age two measured                             51.0%              65.3%             58.0%        1.53%            -2.61%            -4.07%
  by the Kansas Retrospective Survey. Current data from 2007; trend represents most recent 4 years.

  Prenatal Care
  Percent of live births to mothers who received adequate or adequate-plus prenatal care.                          78.70%             76.25%            77.39%        -1.05%           -0.82%            -1.06%
  Current data from 2007.

  Low Birth Weight Babies                                                                                           3.67%              7.37%             7.11%        -1.30%           0.12%             -0.07%
  Percent of live births weighing under 5.5 lbs. Current data from 2007.

  Teen Violent Deaths
  Number per 100,000 15-19-year-olds who died due to suicide, homicide, or motor                                       0.0              70.8               47.1       -17.410           3.180             -0.675
  vehicle accident. Current data from 2007; rate per 100,000.

  Youth Tobacco Use
  Percent of 6th, 8th, 10th, and 12th graders who reported using cigarettes or                                     11.54%             16.10%            13.02%        0.36%            -0.43%            -0.76%
  smokeless tobacco in the last 30 days. Current data from 2008.

  Youth Binge Drinking
  Percent of 6th, 8th, 10th, and 12th graders who reported having 5+ consecutive                                   12.43%             16.20%            15.23%        -0.04%           -0.66%            -0.48%
  drinks on at least one occasion in the past two weeks. Current data from 2008.

  Asthma
  Number per 1,000 children under 18 hospitalized for asthma. Current data from 2007;                                0.38               1.62               1.86        -0.05             0.00               0.02
  rate per 1,000.

  Mental Health
  Number per 1,000 children under age 18 hospitalized for mental health.                                             0.38               2.13               2.73        -0.27            -0.03              -0.09
  Current data from 2007; rate per 1,000.
2009 KIDS COUNT Data | Marion County                                                                                        Current Rate                                        Trend Rate
                                                                                                                      Rate per 100, unless otherwise noted,             Average change per year during the
                                                                                                                    for the most recent year data is available         most recent five years data is available


Education Indicators                                                                                               Marion            Peers            Kansas         Marion            Peers            Kansas

Early Head Start
Number of Early Head Start slots available per 100 children 0-3 years of age                                        0.00             7.88               7.14          0.00              0.12               0.43
below 100% of poverty. Current data from 2008.

Head Start
Number of Head Start slots available per 100 children 3-4 years of age below                                       247.5             88.2               58.5          12.1              -0.2               -0.6
100% of poverty. Current data from 2008.
Pre-Kindergarten
Percent of elementary schools that offer pre-kindergarten or Four-Year-Old At-                                     60.00%          50.74%            43.97%          10.00%           0.01%              0.32%
Risk program. Current data from 2009.

All-Day Kindergarten
Percent of elementary schools that offer all-day and every day kindergarten.                                       80.00%          75.00%            78.57%          16.00%           7.46%             10.23%
Current data from 2009.

Reading Proficiency
Percent of 5th graders meeting standards, exceeding standards or scoring                                           86.90%          86.99%            84.24%          3.83%            4.05%              3.02%
exemplary on reading assessments. Current data from 2008.

AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress)
Percent of public schools that meet the AYP requirements under the No Child Left                                   100.0%           96.8%             90.2%          0.00%            -0.80%            -0.85%
Behind Act of 2001. Current data from 2008.

High School Graduation
Percent of 9th grade public school students enrolled in the 2004-05 school year                                    95.31%          93.32%            89.44%          0.31%            0.37%              0.39%
who graduated in 2008. Current data from 2008.

Child Care Subsidies
Average monthly number of children participating in the Kansas ChildCare                                             32             1,141             21,211          -1.0             -56.4            1,017.0
Assistance program. Current data from 2008; not depicted as a rate.


Economic Indicators                                                                                                Marion            Peers            Kansas         Marion            Peers             Kansas

Poverty (County Level)
Percent of children under 18 years of age living below 100% of poverty. Current                                    11.80%          15.47%            14.67%          0.42%            0.41%              0.25%
data from 2007.

Free and Reduced Lunch
Percent of public school children participating in the free and reduced price lunch                                36.43%          43.72%            42.69%          0.22%            0.62%              0.51%
program. Current data from 2009.

EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit)                                                                                    12.40%          14.02%            14.02%            x                  x                  x
Percent of federal tax returns claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit. Current data from 2006.

Maternal Education                                                                                                 16.51%          17.61%            18.15%          0.78%            0.06%             -0.01%
Percent of live births to mothers without a high school diploma. Current data from 2007.

x = data unavailable. For more information, please visit the Data Notes and Sources at www.kac.org/kidscount.


 Poverty         State-level data only                                Home Ownership                                Parents’ Employment                                    Uninsured Children
 Poverty status of children under 18.                                 State-level data only                         State-level data only                                  State-level data only
                                                                      Home ownership status of families             Employment status of parents with                      Health insurance status of
             11.90%              18.11%
 9.71%                                               under 100%       with children under 18.                       children under 18.                                     children under 19.
                                                     of poverty                                                                                                                                  9.6%
                                                     trend 1.07%
                                                                                                                                                                                               (71,802)
                                                     100 - 149%
                                                     of poverty                               27.40%                                          27.0%
                 60.28%                              trend 0.63%
                                                     150 - 199%              72.60%                                             73.0%                                              90.4%
                                                     of poverty
                                                     trend -0.23%
                                                     above 200%
 Current Rate 2008 | Trend 2004-2008                 of poverty

 The difference between the state-level poverty rates depicted           Percent of households with children          Percent of children with no parent                      Percent of children without
 in the pie graph and the county-level poverty rates indicated
                                                                         under 18 who do not own their home           working 35+ hours a week for 50 weeks                   health insurance
 above is due to the data year. To compare the county’s poverty
 rate with that of its peer counties and the state, use the Poverty
 (County-Level) row in the Economic Success Indicators section           Percent of households with children          Percent of children with at least one parent            Percent of insured children
 above. If only referencing state poverty rates, use the more            under 18 who own their home                  working 35+ hours a week for 50 weeks
 recent state-level data available in the pie graph.                                                                                                                                 Current Rate 2008
                                                                      Current Rate 2007 | Trend 0.90%, 2004-2007      Current Rate 2007 | Trend 0.1%, 2003-2007                   Trend 0.77%, 2004-2008




                                           Kansas KIDS COUNT is produced by Kansas Action for Children (KAC) and funded, in part, by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The
                                           findings and conclusions presented are those of KAC and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Foundation. Data collection
                                           and analysis were provided by the Kansas Health Institute. Kansas Action for Children is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a
                                           mission to shape health, education and economic policy that will improve the lives of Kansas children and their families. www.kac.org

								
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