Special Report

How Many Children Live In Poverty In Your State

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Kansas
> Children in poverty: 101,094 (17th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 14.7% (23rd lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 11.4% (24th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.7% (21st lowest)

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Kentucky
> Children in poverty: 212,130 (20th most)
> Child poverty rate: 21.7% (5th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 16.3% (4th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 5.1% (3rd highest)

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Louisiana
> Children in poverty: 288,732 (13th most)
> Child poverty rate: 27.0% (2nd highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 19.0% (2nd highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 6.0% (the highest)

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Maine
> Children in poverty: 32,746 (9th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 13.8% (20th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 10.9% (19th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.6% (17th lowest)

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Maryland
> Children in poverty: 156,992 (25th most)
> Child poverty rate: 12.0% (10th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 9.0% (4th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.6% (17th lowest)