State & Tribal Profiles

North Dakota

Models implemented in North Dakota included Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up, Early Head Start Home-Based Option, Healthy Families America, Nurse-Family Partnership, and Parents as Teachers. Statewide, 18 local agencies operated at least one of these models.

home visits provided
families served
children served


5% Hispanic or Latino

Caregiver Education

24% No high school diploma

Child Age

35% <1 year

54% 1-2 years

12% 3-5 years

Child Insurance Status

57% Public

20% Private

23% None

Primary Language

87% English

3% Spanish

11% Other

Potential Beneficiaries

In North Dakota, there were 49,000 pregnant women and families with children under 6 years old not yet in kindergarten who could benefit from home visiting. These families included 61,400 children.

61,400 children could benefit from home visiting

Of the 61,400 children who could benefit —

49,000 families could benefit from home visiting

Many home visiting services are geared toward particular subpopulations. The NHVRC estimated the percentage of families who could benefit in North Dakota who met the following targeting criteria:

  • Child <1 21%
  • Single mother 22%
  • Parent with no high school diploma 4%
  • Pregnant woman or mother <21 4%
  • Low income 20%

Of the 49,000 families who could benefit —

47% of families met one or more targeting criteria

18% of families met two or more targeting criteria

NHVRC State Profiles present data provided by evidence-based models, which include both MIECHV and non-MIECHV data. • Percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding. • Public insurance includes Medicaid, CHIP, and TRICARE. • Low income is defined as family income below the federal poverty threshold. • Single mothers include single, never married mothers or pregnant women. • ABC reports children served, families served, and home visits only. • EHS data may be underreported. Data include EHS programs providing home-based services only. EHS race, ethnicity, and primary language data include children and pregnant caregivers. EHS does not report home visits or families served. The number of children served was included as a proxy for families served. • HFA reports primary language of caregivers. • PAT data for child insurance status and primary language are not included.