Special Report

How Many Children Live In Poverty In Your State

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Colorado
> Children in poverty: 135,405 (22nd fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 10.9% (5th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 9.3% (7th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.2% (6th lowest)

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Connecticut
> Children in poverty: 101,233 (18th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 14.1% (22nd lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 10.0% (12th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.6% (17th lowest)

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Delaware
> Children in poverty: 32,277 (8th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 16.4% (22nd highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 11.3% (22nd lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.7% (21st lowest)

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Florida
> Children in poverty: 737,415 (3rd most)
> Child poverty rate: 17.7% (17th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 12.7% (19th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.5% (17th highest)

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Georgia
> Children in poverty: 461,456 (6th most)
> Child poverty rate: 18.7% (14th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 13.3% (14th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.7% (12th highest)

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