Newark Kids Count

Published annually since 1997, Newark Kids Count tracks key trends in child health and well-being in New Jersey’s largest city. This year’s data book features a brand new layout with explanations of specific indicators, as well as updates on how certain information is collected and measured. Newark Kids Count includes the latest statistics, along with five-year trend data, in the areas below.

Table of Contents


  1. Demographics
  2. Family Economic Security
  3. Food insecurity
  4. Child health
  5. Child protection
  6. Child care
  7. Education
  8. Teens


Newark Kids Count 2016


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