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Definitions: Percentage of related children under age 18 who live in families with incomes below the U.S. poverty threshold, as defined by the Bureau of the Census. The 2008 poverty threshold was $21,200 for a family of four. For counties with a population of less than $20,000, an estimate based on county-PUMA ratio is reported.
Data Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census.
Partnership for Children
4049 Pennsylvania AvenueSuite 120Kansas City, MO 64111
816-531-9200 ext. 221
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