||Does the proportion of juveniles living in poverty vary by State?
||In 2014, the proportion of juveniles in poverty ranged from a low of 10.9% in Wyoming to a high of 33.6% in Louisiana.
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- According to 2014 estimates, the proportion of juveniles (ages 0 to 17) in poverty (21.1%) was greater than the proportion of all persons in poverty (14.8%). And a greater of proportion of juveniles lived in poverty than persons ages 18 to 64 (13.5%) and persons over age 64 (10%).
- In 2014, the proportion of juveniles living in poverty exceeded the national average in 20 states and the District of Columbia.
Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book
. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/population/qa01403.asp?qaDate=2014.
Released on December 13, 2015.
Adapted from the U.S. Bureau of the Census'. Current Population Survey
(CPS) Table Creator. Retrieved on December 1, 2015 from:
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