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Children in Poverty (Sacramento County, 2011-2013)

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

  • 44.9% of African American children ages 0-17 in Sacramento County live in poverty.
     
  • 21.2% of Asian children ages 0-17 in Sacramento County live in poverty.
     
  • 34.3% of Latino children ages 0-17 in Sacramento County live in poverty.
     
  • African American children (44.9%) in Sacramento County are nearly three times as likely to live in poverty as White children (16.2%).
     
  • Latino children (34.3%) in Sacramento County are more than twice as likely to live in poverty as White children (16.2%).

 

African American

Latino

Asian

White

% of Children Living in Poverty, Sacramento County, 2011-2013

44.9

34.3

21.2

16.2

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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