Special Report

How Many Children Live In Poverty In Your State

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New Mexico
> Children in poverty: 115,997 (21st fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 24.9% (3rd highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 18.2% (3rd highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 4.8% (5th highest)

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New York
> Children in poverty: 711,686 (4th most)
> Child poverty rate: 18.1% (16th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 13.0% (16th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.7% (12th highest)

North Carolina
> Children in poverty: 440,230 (7th most)
> Child poverty rate: 19.5% (11th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 13.6% (12th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.7% (12th highest)

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North Dakota
> Children in poverty: 17,823 (4th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 10.2% (4th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 10.6% (17th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.5% (10th lowest)

Ohio
> Children in poverty: 466,168 (5th most)
> Child poverty rate: 18.4% (15th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 13.1% (15th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.7% (12th highest)