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More Poor Kids in More Poor Places: Children Increasingly Live Where Poverty Persists

Description
Examines child poverty rates using decennial census data from 1980, 1990, and 2000, as well as American Community Survey five-year estimates between 2005 and 2009, to identify those counties where child poverty has persisted. Includes information on child poverty in rural counties. Discusses factors associated with persistent childhood poverty.
Author(s)
Marybeth J. Mattingly, Kenneth M. Johnson, Andrew Schaefer
Date
10/2011
Type
Document
Organization
Carsey School of Public Policy
Tagged as
Children and youth · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data