Special Report

Counties With the Lowest Child Poverty Rates

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20. Williamson County, Tennessee
> Child poverty rate: 4.4%
> Median family income, households with children: $137,829 — 22nd highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 3.8% — 29th lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 6.4% — 298th lowest of 2,931 counties

19. Deuel County, South Dakota
> Child poverty rate: 4.3%
> Median family income, households with children: $70,531 — 1,001st highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 11.2% — 448th lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 3.0% — 8th lowest of 2,931 counties

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18. Calvert County, Maryland
> Child poverty rate: 4.3%
> Median family income, households with children: $133,215 — 27th highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 7.2% — 167th lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 7.0% — 438th lowest of 2,931 counties

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17. Phillips County, Colorado
> Child poverty rate: 4.2%
> Median family income, households with children: $53,854 — 798th lowest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 20.9% — 1,317th highest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 5.5% — 158th lowest of 2,931 counties

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16. Hamilton County, Nebraska
> Child poverty rate: 4.2%
> Median family income, households with children: $89,830 — 280th highest of 2,924 counties
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 12.2% — 544th lowest of 2,931 counties
> Households headed by single mothers: 7.5% — 559th lowest of 2,931 counties

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