Special Report

How Many Children Live In Poverty In Your State

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Montana
> Children in poverty: 32,888 (10th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 14.9% (24th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 12.6% (20th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.7% (21st lowest)

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Nebraska
> Children in poverty: 51,085 (12th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 11.0% (6th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 9.9% (10th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.2% (6th lowest)

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Nevada
> Children in poverty: 114,886 (20th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 16.9% (20th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 12.5% (21st highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.2% (21st highest)

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New Hampshire
> Children in poverty: 17,609 (3rd fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 7.1% (the lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 7.3% (the lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 1.6% (the lowest)

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New Jersey
> Children in poverty: 235,470 (15th most)
> Child poverty rate: 12.3% (12th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 9.2% (5th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.3% (9th lowest)