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Overall Declines in Child Poverty Mask Relatively Stable Rates Across States

Description
Reports on rates of child poverty in 2015 and changes since 2014. Includes data by region and state for rural, suburban, and urban areas. Finds that child poverty levels have dropped to 2009 pre-recession levels in rural areas, but remain above that in all other areas.
Author(s)
Andrew Schaefer, Jessica A. Carson, Marybeth J. Mattingly
Date
09/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Carsey School of Public Policy
Tagged as
Children and youth · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · Statistics and data · State-by-state