California is close to the bottom in the overall well-being of children, according to an annual report released by the Annie E. Case Foundation.
The report tracks the well-being of children in every state based on four categories: Economic well-being, education, health and family and community using data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
When compared to every state in the United States, California's children's well-being ranked the following in each of the report's categories:
- Economic well-being: 48
- Education: 39
- Health: 26
- Family & Community: 21
You can read more about this annual report by visiting the Annie E. Casey Foundation website.