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1999, 2000, and 2001

Number and Percent of Children under 19 Years of Age, at or below 200 Percent of Poverty, by State: Three-Year Averages for, 1999, 2000, and 2001.
(Numbers in Thousands)

  Total Children under 19 years, all income levels At or below 200% of poverty At or below 200% of poverty without health insurance
Number Standard error Percent Standard error Number Standard error Percent Standard error
U.S 75,809 28,872 294 38.1 0.3 5,984 140 7.9 0.2
Alabama 1,194 550 41 46 2.5 77 15 6.4 1.2
Alaska 203 62 5 30.6 2.1 14 3 7 1.2
Arizona 1,526 709 52 46.4 2.5 197 27 12.9 1.7
Arkansas 725 366 27 50.5 2.7 63 11 8.7 1.5
California 10,089 4,350 148 43.1 1.1 1,051 73 10.4 0.7
Colorado 1,214 377 31 31 2.1 105 16 8.6 1.3
Connecticut 876 239 23 27.3 2.2 42 10 4.8 1.1
Delaware 208 62 6 29.8 2.5 8 2 4 1.1
District of Columbia 116 58 5 50.1 3.2 8 2 6.5 1.6
Florida 3,922 1,664 78 42.4 1.5 443 40 11.3 1
Georgia 2,305 976 71 42.3 2.3 171 29 7.4 1.2
Hawaii 328 116 10 35.2 2.5 16 4 5 1.1
Idaho 389 168 13 43.2 2.5 43 7 11.1 1.6
Illinois 3,341 1,098 63 32.9 1.5 223 28 6.7 0.8
Indiana 1,561 534 43 34.2 2.2 99 18 6.4 1.1
Iowa 761 222 21 29.2 2.3 28 7 3.7 0.9
Kansas 696 243 21 34.9 2.4 50 10 7.1 1.3
Kentucky 1,020 393 33 38.5 2.6 70 14 6.9 1.4
Louisiana 1,258 648 46 51.5 2.6 166 24 13.4 1.8
Maine 301 104 9 34.5 2.5 10 3 3.4 0.9
Maryland 1,398 319 33 22.8 2.1 64 15 4.6 1.1
Massachusetts 1,511 502 39 33.2 2.1 56 13 3.6 0.8
Michigan 2,729 870 54 31.9 1.6 106 19 3.9 0.7
Minnesota 1,301 301 31 23.1 2 40 11 3 0.8
Mississippi 813 396 30 48.7 2.6 62 12 7.7 1.4
Missouri 1,494 461 41 30.9 2.3 39 11 2.6 0.7
Montana 238 107 9 44.9 2.8 24 4 10.2 1.7
Nebraska 464 147 13 31.7 2.4 23 5 5 1.1
Nevada 603 229 17 38 2.2 68 10 11.2 1.5
New Hampshire 325 75 8 23.1 2.2 8 2 2.5 0.7
New Jersey 2,044 533 40 26.1 1.7 110 18 5.4 0.8
New Mexico 541 291 22 53.8 2.7 81 12 14.8 1.9
New York 4,900 1,961 80 40 1.3 298 32 6.1 0.6
North Carolina 2,103 863 55 41.1 2 158 24 7.5 1.1
North Dakota 150 60 5 40.2 2.7 10 2 6.4 1.3
Ohio 2,933 1,034 62 35.3 1.7 169 25 5.7 0.8
Oklahoma 895 409 31 45.7 2.6 105 16 11.7 1.7
Oregon 904 344 29 38 2.5 72 13 7.9 1.4
Pennsylvania 2,961 985 58 33.3 1.6 126 20 4.3 0.7
Rhode Island 261 77 7 29.4 2.3 8 2 2.9 0.9
South Carolina 1,032 412 34 40 2.6 69 15 6.9 1.4
South Dakota 194 63 5 32.3 2.3 9 2 4.8 1.1
Tennessee 1,460 588 50 40.3 2.7 52 15 3.6 1
Texas 6,241 2,884 116 46.2 1.4 990 68 15.9 1
Utah 755 252 19 33.4 2.1 44 8 5.8 1
Vermont 144 50 5 34.6 2.6 3 1 2.1 0.8
Virginia 1,845 517 48 28 2.2 111 23 6.1 1.2
Washington 1,557 515 45 33.1 2.4 96 20 6.2 1.2
West Virginia 403 201 15 49.9 2.7 31 6 7.7 1.5
Wisconsin 1,448 438 38 30.3 2.1 57 15 3.8 0.9
Wyoming 131 50 4 38 2.5 10 2 7.5 1.4

Footnotes:

  • * Average of the three years' percentages: not average 'Number' divided by average Total Children. Results may differ slightly based on the method used.

Source:U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2000, 2001, and 2002 Annual Demographic Supplements.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Health Insurance |  Last Revised: September 12, 2012