Children living in poverty by county in California

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Includes the percentage of children living in poverty based on the percentage of children living at or below 100% of the federal poverty level (FPL). The 2016 the federal poverty level for a four-person household is $24,250. Estimates based on U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2010–2014, five-year estimates (July 2016).



An asterisk indicates that data should be interpreted with caution. Asterisks were used to note low number of events (fewer than 10) or unstable data with large confidence intervals. Data or estimates with low numbers and large confidence intervals indicate that a data point may not be a true representation of the larger population.

NA (Not Available)

Data that are not available are noted as NA. The most frequent reasons for using the NA annotation include the unavailability of longitudinal data, data suppression from the original data source due to a low number event, or statistically unstable estimates.