Trends in Child Well-Being
The 2017 Michigan Kids Count Data Book analyzes 15 indicators of child well-being to compare how children are doing around the state. This year, Manistee County ranked 74th out of the 82 counties in Michigan for overall child well-being. We currently rank 79th in 3 and 4 year olds in preschool and in non-proficient 3rd graders in English Language Arts. Manistee County ranks 79th out of 79 observed counties in students not graduating on time.
To help build a better future for youth in Manistee County visit our Education page to see a list of the programs that the United Way supports.