Fact Sheets

A Snapshot of Children in Poverty 2013

Poverty & Family Economics
Racial Equity

A Snapshot of Children in Poverty 20132013 saw some positive news for children, with the national child poverty rate dropping from 21.8 percent to 19.9 percent, resulting in 1.4 million less children living in poverty (the official poverty line for a family of four is $23,624). This snapshot provides highlights of state-by-state and regional trends.

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