Young Child Poverty in 2009: Rural Poverty Rate Jumps to Nearly 29 Percent in Second Year of Recession
Examines child poverty rates in America based on 2009 U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) data. Included charts provide detailed information by state, region, and level of urbanization (rural, suburban, or central city).
Marybeth J. Mattingly, Michelle L. Stransky
Carsey School of Public Policy
Children and youth · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · State-by-state