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NH’s Upward Trajectory: A Top State for Children and Families

On August 10th, following the release of new rankings from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual KIDS COUNT Data Book, Governor Chris Sununu issued the following statement:

“Here in New Hampshire, our investments in mental health and public education have delivered results for children and families across the 603 – earning the Granite State the #2 spot for family and community and #2 for overall child well-being,” said Governor Chris Sununu. “With top rankings in economic well-being, the best education, and best health too, these rankings all make one thing clear: New Hampshire is the best state for in the country for families.”

In the data released today, New Hampshire earned the following rankings:

  • #2 for overall child well-being
  • #2 for family and community
  • #2 for health, up from #3 in 2021
  • #4 for economic well-being, up from #6 in 2021
  • #4 for education, up from #5 in 2021

The rankings released today are in addition to the following top rankings NH has earned this year:

Note: The 2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book can be found here

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