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Children living in households with a high housing cost burden by race in the United States

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Definitions: Children living in households with a high housing cost burden is the percent of children under age 18 who live in households where more than 30 percent of monthly household pretax income is spent on housing-related expenses, including rent, mortgage payments, taxes and insurance by the child's race and ethnicity.

Data Source: Population Reference Bureau, Analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, 2005 through 2017.

Footnotes: Updated March 2019.
S - Estimates suppressed when the confidence interval around the percentage is greater than or equal to 10 percentage points.
N.A. – Data not available.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at Children living in households with a high housing cost burden by race.