Kids Count Montana

2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The 32nd annual KIDS COUNT Data Book looks at child well-being in states and territories across the country. See how Montana stacks up in this new report.

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New Report on Child Care in Montana

Child care is a critical component of a modern and thriving economy. This report outlines how Montana can build a better child care system that works for children, parents, and businesses.

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New report shows Montana families with children struggling during COVID crisis; food security and health care greatest concerns

Montana is falling short on food security and health care for families, according to Kids, Families and COVID-19: Pandemic Pain Points and a Roadmap for Recovery, a 50-state report of recent household data developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation analyzing how families are faring during the COVID-19 crisis.

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New County Data Available

These one-page fact sheets for all 56 counties can be useful in the 2021 Legislature.

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


Montana 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 Montana children and families.


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


Montana 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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Montana 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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