Special Report

How Many Children Live In Poverty In Your State

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Massachusetts
> Children in poverty: 154,457 (25th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 11.6% (9th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 9.4% (8th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.6% (17th lowest)

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Michigan
> Children in poverty: 371,020 (10th most)
> Child poverty rate: 17.6% (18th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 13.0% (17th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.4% (19th highest)

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Minnesota
> Children in poverty: 143,006 (23rd fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 11.2% (7th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 9.0% (3rd lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 1.9% (2nd lowest)

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Mississippi
> Children in poverty: 192,413 (22nd most)
> Child poverty rate: 28.1% (the highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 19.6% (the highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 5.7% (2nd highest)

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Missouri
> Children in poverty: 229,336 (17th most)
> Child poverty rate: 17.1% (19th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 12.9% (18th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.4% (19th highest)

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