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Children living in high poverty areas

United States

Filters: (Percent) - 2011-2015

Data Provided by: National KIDS COUNT Program

U.S. National Level
Year Value
2011-2015 14%
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Definitions: Children living in census tracts with poverty rates of 30 percent or more.

Data Source:

Population Reference Bureau analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Decennial Census Summary File 1 and Summary File 3 and the 2006-2010 to 2011–2015 American Community Survey 5-year data.

Footnotes: Updated January 2017.
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 is 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: