Children & Youth

Many residents in the Mid-Hudson Valley value priorities that affect children.  Since 2002, public education has consistently ranked among residents’ top five concerns and now places third.  Overall, residents of the Mid-Hudson Valley are satisfied with the quality of their public schools, but only slightly more than half think enough is spent on them.

Residents also place importance on after-school activities for children and teens.  The issue appears among residents’ top ten priorities for the region.  Residents divide about the quality of the activities available in their community, and nearly half of residents believe more money should be spent on them.

Mid-Hudson Valley residents also value providing quality child care.  However, other issues are of greater concern.  A majority of residents are pleased with the child care in their community, and half are satisfied with the level of funding allocated for it.

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Demographic Comparison

Household with Children

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Gender & Age

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Race

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Income & Education

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After-School Activities

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Community Rating & Region

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Community Rating & Demography

Chart: Community Rating: Recreational activities for children and teensDescription: Mid-Hudson Valley After-School Activities 2012: Community Rating & DemographyTags: Many Voices One Valley 2012Author: The Marist Pollcharts powered by iCharts

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Community Spending Trend

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Community Spending & Region

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Community Spending & Demography

Chart: Community Spending: Recreational activities for children and teensDescription: Mid-Hudson Valley After-School Activities 2012: Community Spending & DemographyTags: Many Voices One Valley 2012Author: The Marist Pollcharts powered by iCharts

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Child Care

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 Community Rating & Region

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Community Rating & Demography

Chart: Community Rating: Child care or early education programsDescription: Mid-Hudson Valley Child Care 2012: Community Rating & DemographyTags: Many Voices One Valley 2012Author: The Marist Pollcharts powered by iCharts

 

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Community Spending Trend

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Community Spending & Region

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Community Spending & Demography

Chart: Community Spending: Child care or early education programsDescription: Mid-Hudson Valley Child Care 2012: Community Spending & DemographyTags: Many Voices One Valley 2012Author: The Marist Pollcharts powered by iCharts

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Affordability of Child Care: Trend

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Affordability of Child Care 2012: Region

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Affordability of Child Care 2012: Demography

 

Chart: Community Spending: Recreational activities for children and teensDescription: Mid-Hudson Valley Affordability of Child Care 2012: DemographyTags: Many Voices One Valley 2012Author: The Marist Pollcharts powered by iCharts

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