Fast Fact – Nov. 12, 2021

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 12, 2021

Unemployment trends and other financial constraints in 2020 and early 2021 significantly impacted Colorado households with children. Preliminary data from spring 2020 to spring 2021 indicate that between 9% and 22% of our state’s households with children reported they had little to no confidence in their ability to pay their next rent or mortgage payment. Both family economic security and stable housing are essential to child well-being. To learn more about Colorado families who faced uncertainty around their rent or mortgage payments during this time period, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit