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Children whose parents lack secure employment (2008-2015 series)

United States

Filters: (Percent) - 2015

Data Provided by: National KIDS COUNT Program

U.S. National Level
Year Value
2015 29%
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Definitions: The share of all children under age 18 living in families where no parent has regular, full-time employment. More...

Data Source: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2008 - 2015 American Community Survey.

Footnotes: Updated December 2016.
S – Estimates suppressed when the confidence interval around the percentage is greater than or equal to 10 percentage points.
N.A. – Data not available.
Data are provided for the 50 most populous cities according to the most recent Census counts.  Cities for which data is collected may change over time.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at