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Children in Poverty (Los Angeles County, 2011-2013)

Percentage of children ages 0-17 living in families with incomes below the federal poverty level, Los Angeles County 2011-2013.

  • 33.2% of African American children ages 0-17 in Los Angeles County live in poverty.
     
  • 12.5% of Asian children ages 0-17 in Los Angeles County live in poverty.
     
  • 33.7% of Latino children ages 0-17 in Los Angeles County live in poverty.
     
  • 37.3% of Native American children ages 0-17 in Los Angeles County live in poverty.
     
  • African American children (33.2%) in Los Angeles County are more than three times as likely to live in poverty as White children (9.4%).
     
  • Latino children (33.7%) in Los Angeles County are more than three times as likely to live in poverty as White children (9.4%).
     
  • Native American children (37.3%) in Los Angeles County are more than four times as likely to live in poverty as White Children (9.4%).

 

African American

Latino

Native
American/
Alaska Native

Asian

White

% of Children Living in Poverty, Los Angeles County, 2011-2013

33.2

33.7

37.3

12.5

9.4

As cited on www.kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

Definition: Estimated percentage of children ages 0-17 living in families with incomes below the Federal Poverty Level. The Federal Poverty Level was $23,624 for a family of two adults and two children in 2013.

Footnote: Data are displayed for geographies with at least 20,000 people based on 2013 population estimates. These estimates are based on a survey of the population and are subject to both sampling and nonsampling error.

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