Poverty - Children Ages 5-17, Single Year in Michigan

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Why This Indicator Matters

Children growing up in poverty ($24,858 for a family of four in 2017) are much more likely than their peers to experience stress and deprivation that hinders health, development and readiness for school, and other developmental outcomes.
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Poverty - Children Ages 5-17, Single Year

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: The number of children ages 5-17 who live below the poverty threshhold. The percent is based on the population ages 5-17 for whom poverty status was determined by SAIPE.

Data Source:

For counties - U. S. Census Bureau and Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) web site.

For cities - American Community Survey Table B17001.

Footnotes: For 2005, SAIPE switched from the Community Population Survey to the American Community Survey. Results are not comparable with prior years.