NJ Stats: Overall Child Well-Being Rankings

Rank State Economic Well-Being Education Health Family and Community
1 Minnesota 5 6 2 4
2 New Hampshire 7 3 16 1
3 Massachusetts 17 1 3 8
4 Iowa 4 13 1 9
5 Vermont 11 4 22 3
6 Connecticut 15 5 4 10
7 North Dakota 1 18 29 6
8 New Jersey 26 2 6 12
9 Utah 8 29 7 2
10 Nebraska 3 11 26 20
11 Maryland 12 8 11 17
12 Maine 18 16 10 5
13 Wisconsin 10 15 15 15
14 Virginia 14 10 17 14
15 Kansas 9 12 13 24
16 Wyoming 2 21 45 7
17 Pennsylvania 19 7 21 25
18 South Dakota 6 32 20 23
19 Washington 27 20 8 18
20 Illinois 28 17 5 27
21 Colorado 13 9 44 22
22 Idaho 16 34 27 13
23 Ohio 25 14 18 30
24 Hawaii 29 31 28 11
25 Delaware 21 26 25 28
26 Missouri 24 23 33 26
27 Alaska 22 41 31 16
28 New York 37 19 9 32
29 Oregon 35 35 19 21
30 Montana 20 22 47 19
31 Rhode Island 36 24 12 33
32 Indiana 23 25 35 31
33 Michigan 33 37 23 29
34 Kentucky 32 30 24 38
35 North Carolina 34 28 32 36
36 Tennessee 38 36 30 37
37 Florida 45 27 38 34
38 California 49 38 14 42
39 Oklahoma 30 42 39 41
40 Georgia 43 40 37 40
41 Texas 31 33 43 47
42 South Carolina 39 43 36 39
43 West Virginia 40 46 41 35
44 Arkansas 44 39 34 45
45 Alabama 41 45 40 44
46 Arizona 42 44 42 46
47 Nevada 46 50 46 43
48 Louisiana 47 47 49 48
49 New Mexico 48 49 48 49
50 Mississippi 50 48 50 50

Source: The Annie E. Casey Foundation. “Appendix 1: Child Well-Being Rankings.” 2015 Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being. July 2015. Accessed July 2015. http://www.aecf.org/m/resourcedoc/aecf-2015kidscountdatabook-2015.pdf