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Child Demographic &
Wellbeing Indicators

  • Demographics
  • Education
  • Neighborhoods
  • Health
  • Economic
  • Policy
  • And more...
  • Analyze data by race/ethnicity
  • Compare data across states, metropolitan areas, counties, large cities, and large school districts
  • Compare policy indicators across states


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Opportunity Maps

Map the geography of opportunity for children

Child Opportunity Index measuring neighborhood opportunities for children

  • Explore metropolitan area maps of the newly developed Child Opportunity Index


Read policy equity assessments

Policies affecting child wellbeing and opportunities

  • Obtain equity assessments of social policies affecting children

Spotlight and News

Webinar "Using in the Classroom," Hosted by PiPS

Webinar | May 26, 2017

In this webinar called “Using in the Classroom,” learn how to incorporate the wealth of data, visualizations and child wellbeing measures from into a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in sociology, social work, policy, demography, public health and education.

Webinar presenters led participants through an overview of the website before demonstrating how instructors can specifically use the site's rankingsmapsprofiles and Child Opportunity Index maps to teach about Neighborhood Opportunity. Hosted by Programs in Population Sciences (PiPS, SSDAN).

Watch the webinar here and access the PDF of the slides here.

Presenters include:

  • Lindsay Rosenfeld, ScD, ScM, Scientist
  • Nancy McArdle, MPP, Senior Research Consultant