Young Children's Household Income Levels in 2008

In 2008, across the United States, 44 percent of young children under age 6 lived in low-income families; 21 percent lived in poverty, and 9 percent lived in extreme poverty.

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Children Under Age 6 by Household Income

      (FPL = federal poverty level)

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