Indiana ranks 14th for most underprivileged kids

first_imgStatewide — In a recent Wallet Hub survey, the state of Indiana is ranked 14th across the country in states with the most underprivileged children. The state ranks 1st for the percent of children in foster care, 9th for the percent of maltreated children, and 12th for the percent of children that are uninsured. To see the entire study, click here.  According to the Children’s Defense Fund, a child is abused or neglected every 47 seconds and the total costs of maltreatment per year reach $80.3 billion, in the United States.last_img

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