Child Opportunity Index 2.0 database

The Child Opportunity Index 2.0 (COI 2.0) is a composite index measured at the census tract level that captures neighborhood resources and conditions that matter for children's healthy development in a single metric. The index focuses on contemporary features of neighborhoods that are affecting children. It is based on 29 indicators spanning 3 domains: education, health and environment, and social and economic. COI 2.0 data is available for virtually all U.S. census tracts for 2010 and 2015. COI 2.0 is based on COI 1.0 which was released in 2014. Please refer to the technical document for more detailed information on how COI 2.0 was constructed. Replication materials are available on our Github page. If you are looking for ZIP code level COI 2.0 data, please contact us. By using this data, you agree to abide by's Terms and Conditions.

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Last Updated April 23, 2021
Year(s) Data available for 2010 & 2015.

The 29 indicators included in the COI are compiled from numerous sources. Please refer to the technical document for details.


New interactive COI 2.0 maps for virtually all US neighborhoods census tracts

Version June 2020
Version Notes

For a list of revisions, see here.