More Young Children in Poverty in 2008

More young children under age 6 lived in poverty in 2008 compared to previous years, measured both in terms of the number of young children in poverty and the percent of young children in poverty. The same held true for children under age 6 living in extreme poverty - below 50 percent of the federal poverty level. Read more about poverty or go to the Census Bureau's 2008 poverty data.

Children Under Age 6 in Poverty and Extreme Poverty

Source: U.S. Census Bureau CPS Data, 2006-2008. 


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