Special Report

Counties With the Lowest Child Poverty Rates

25. Fayette County, Georgia
> Child poverty rate: 4.6%
> Median family income, households with children: $112,895 — 90th highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 7.7% — 195th lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 8.3% — 834th lowest of 2,931 counties

24. Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
> Child poverty rate: 4.5%
> Median family income, households with children: $117,944 — 67th highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 3.5% — 22nd lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 6.2% — 256th lowest of 2,931 counties

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23. Bristol County, Rhode Island
> Child poverty rate: 4.5%
> Median family income, households with children: $123,237 — 48th highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 5.3% — 76th lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 7.6% — 594th lowest of 2,931 counties

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22. Cuming County, Nebraska
> Child poverty rate: 4.5%
> Median family income, households with children: $73,036 — 857th highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 4.4% — 50th lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 4.4% — 61st lowest of 2,931 counties

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21. Jefferson County, Nebraska
> Child poverty rate: 4.4%
> Median family income, households with children: $65,833 — 1,296th highest of 2,924 counties (tied)
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 16.4% — 1,022nd lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 7.3% — 503rd lowest of 2,931 counties

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