Children who live in families with incomes below the federal poverty level

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

Definitions: Percent of the population living in families with incomes below the FPL who are under 18 years old. Poverty is considered income in the past 12 months that is below the poverty level.

In this indicator, the number of Alaskans living in families with incomes below the FPL comprise the denominator and the number of Alaska children living in families with incomes below the FPL are included the numerator.

Data Source: American Community Survey 5-year estimates for 2005-2009, 2007-2001, 2009-2013 & 2011-2015; Table B17001 - POVERTY STATUS IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS BY SEX BY AGE

Footnotes: Updated June 2017