Special Report

How Many Children Live In Poverty In Your State

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South Dakota
> Children in poverty: 31,425 (7th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 15.0% (25th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 11.9% (23rd highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.1% (23rd highest)

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Tennessee
> Children in poverty: 290,815 (12th most)
> Child poverty rate: 19.7% (10th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 13.9% (9th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.7% (12th highest)

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Texas
> Children in poverty: 1.4 million (the most)
> Child poverty rate: 19.2% (12th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 13.6% (11th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.9% (9th highest)

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Utah
> Children in poverty: 91,433 (15th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 9.9% (2nd lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 8.9% (2nd lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.0% (4th lowest)

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Vermont
> Children in poverty: 11,320 (the fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 10.2% (3rd lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 10.2% (15th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.6% (17th lowest)

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