Children, ages 0-17, living in poverty

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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 and percentage of children under the age of 18 who are living in poverty in New Mexico, statewide and by county.

Data Source: State-level data are 1-year estimates from U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS), Table S1701.
County-level data are 1-year estimates from Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE).
The U.S. Census recommends using ACS data for state-level poverty estimates and using SAIPE data for county-level poverty rates, when they are available: https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/saipe.html

Footnotes: Updated December 2017.