Special Report

How Many Children Live In Poverty In Your State

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Oklahoma
> Children in poverty: 186,392 (23rd most)
> Child poverty rate: 19.9% (8th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 15.2% (8th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 4.1% (8th highest)

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Oregon
> Children in poverty: 110,323 (19th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 13.1% (16th lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 11.4% (23rd lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.7% (21st lowest)

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Pennsylvania
> Children in poverty: 434,904 (9th most)
> Child poverty rate: 16.9% (21st highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 12.0% (22nd highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 3.5% (17th highest)

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Rhode Island
> Children in poverty: 28,009 (6th fewest)
> Child poverty rate: 14.0% (21st lowest)
> Overall poverty rate: 10.8% (18th lowest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 2.8% (23rd lowest)

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South Carolina
> Children in poverty: 214,772 (19th most)
> Child poverty rate: 19.7% (9th highest)
> Overall poverty rate: 13.8% (10th highest)
> Families with annual incomes below $10,000: 4.2% (7th highest)

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