Child poverty rate (5-year rates) in Kentucky

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Definitions: Percent of children living below the official federal poverty level.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year Estimates.

Footnotes: Poverty status is determined by the inflation-adjusted income of a person and their household size and composition. The data are based on income received in the 12 months prior to the survey response.

S - data is suppressed when the estimate is unreliable.

 Updated 1/14/2020

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