Special Report

How Many Children Live In Poverty In Your State

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Virginia
> Children in poverty: 244,953 (14th most)
> Child poverty rate: 13.4% (18th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 9.9% (11th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.6% (17th lowest)

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Washington
> Children in poverty: 196,520 (21st most)
> Child poverty rate: 12.0% (11th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 9.8% (9th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.6% (17th lowest)

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West Virginia
> Children in poverty: 69,975 (14th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 20.1% (7th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 16.0% (6th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 4.9% (4th highest)

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Wisconsin
> Children in poverty: 167,605 (24th most)
> Child poverty rate: 13.5% (19th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 10.4% (16th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.3% (9th lowest)

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Wyoming
> Children in poverty: 15,088 (2nd fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 11.6% (8th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 10.1% (14th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.0% (24th highest)