Special Report

How Many Children Live in Poverty in Your State

31. New Mexico
> Children in poverty: 124,024 (20th least)
> Child poverty rate: 26.3 % (2nd highest)
> State poverty rate: 19.5% (2nd highest)
> Families w/ incomes below $10,000/year: 6.4% (2nd highest)

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32. New York
> Children in poverty: 743,024 (4th most)
> Child poverty rate: 18.6 % (19th highest)
> State poverty rate: 13.6% (17th highest)
> Families w/ incomes below $10,000/year: 4% (13th highest)

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33. North Carolina
> Children in poverty: 455,971 (8th most)
> Child poverty rate: 20.2 % (13th highest)
> State poverty rate: 14.0% (14th highest)
> Families w/ incomes below $10,000/year: 4% (13th highest)

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34. North Dakota
> Children in poverty: 17,145 (2nd least)
> Child poverty rate: 9.9 % (2nd lowest)
> State poverty rate: 10.7% (11th lowest)
> Families w/ incomes below $10,000/year: 2.4% (4th lowest)

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35. Ohio
> Children in poverty: 495,616 (6th most)
> Child poverty rate: 19.5 % (16th highest)
> State poverty rate: 13.9% (16th highest)
> Families w/ incomes below $10,000/year: 4% (13th highest)

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