Special Report

Counties With the Lowest Child Poverty Rates

10. Dickey County, North Dakota
> Child poverty rate: 3.3%
> Median family income, households with children: $93,750 — 222nd highest of 2,924 counties (tied)
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 9.8% — 329th lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 3.2% — 11th lowest of 2,931 counties

9. Lincoln County, South Dakota
> Child poverty rate: 3.3%
> Median family income, households with children: $105,625 — 118th highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 5.8% — 92nd lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 8.8% — 1,000th lowest of 2,931 counties

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8. Howard County, Nebraska
> Child poverty rate: 3.3%
> Median family income, households with children: $74,569 — 794th highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 13.5% — 698th lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 8.4% — 856th lowest of 2,931 counties

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7. Hunterdon County, New Jersey
> Child poverty rate: 3.0%
> Median family income, households with children: $163,371 — 6th highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 3.7% — 28th lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 4.3% — 57th lowest of 2,931 counties

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6. Loudoun County, Virginia
> Child poverty rate: 2.9%
> Median family income, households with children: $172,331 — 3rd highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 4.3% — 49th lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 6.2% — 259th lowest of 2,931 counties

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