Poverty - Children Ages 0-17 (5 year ACS) 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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The number represents the 5-year average, ending in the year listed, of children ages 0-17 living below the poverty level.

The percent is based on the 5-year average population for ages 0-17.

Data Source:

American Community Survey Table B17006.