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2000, 2001, and 2002

Number and Percent of Children under 19 Years of Age, at or below 200 Percent of Poverty, by State: Three-Year Averages for, 2000, 2001, and 2002.
(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 76,120 28,714 269 37.7 0.3 5,743 126 7.5 0.2
Alabama 1,185 517 36 43.7 2.3 82 14 6.9 1.2
Alaska 199 61 5 30.7 1.9 12 2 5.8 1
Arizona 1,547 671 49 43.4 2.3 177 25 11.4 1.5
Arkansas 723 381 26 52.7 2.5 60 10 8.3 1.4
California 10,096 4,226 138 41.9 1.1 968 66 9.6 0.6
Colorado 1,204 385 27 32 1.9 106 14 8.8 1.1
Connecticut 872 243 19 27.9 1.9 39 8 4.5 0.9
Delaware 206 57 5 27.8 2.2 8 2 4 0.9
District of Columbia 118 61 5 52.1 2.9 7 2 5.9 1.4
Florida 4,036 1,661 74 41.2 1.4 426 37 10.6 0.9
Georgia 2,358 925 66 39.2 2.2 180 29 7.6 1.2
Hawaii 321 113 9 35.1 2.2 14 3 4.3 1
Idaho 393 165 12 42 2.3 35 5 8.9 1.3
Illinois 3,329 1,152 59 34.6 1.4 228 26 6.9 0.8
Indiana 1,604 558 38 34.8 1.9 109 17 6.8 1
Iowa 764 234 18 30.6 2 30 6 3.9 0.8
Kansas 706 233 18 32.9 2.1 39 7 5.5 1
Kentucky 1,038 423 31 40.8 2.3 68 12 6.5 1.1
Louisiana 1,271 630 42 49.6 2.4 123 19 9.7 1.4
Maine 287 104 8 36.3 2.1 12 3 4 0.9
Maryland 1,456 322 29 22.1 1.7 60 12 4.1 0.8
Massachusetts 1,502 458 34 30.5 1.9 40 10 2.6 0.7
Michigan 2,610 841 49 32.2 1.5 106 17 4.1 0.7
Minnesota 1,274 287 26 22.5 1.8 38 9 3 0.7
Mississippi 814 405 28 49.7 2.5 57 11 7 1.3
Missouri 1,482 452 35 30.5 2 43 11 2.9 0.7
Montana 233 101 8 43.6 2.6 20 4 8.8 1.5
Nebraska 458 146 12 31.9 2.1 17 4 3.7 0.9
Nevada 591 229 15 38.8 2 66 8 11.1 1.3
New Hampshire 310 68 6 21.8 1.8 9 2 3 0.7
New Jersey 2,091 534 37 25.6 1.5 113 17 5.5 0.8
New Mexico 523 266 20 50.9 2.6 58 9 11 1.7
New York 4,830 1,893 73 39.2 1.2 277 28 5.7 0.6
North Carolina 2,150 897 52 41.7 1.9 166 22 7.7 1
North Dakota 148 55 4 37.1 2.3 8 2 5.6 1.1
Ohio 2,923 966 54 33.1 1.5 157 22 5.4 0.7
Oklahoma 922 434 29 47 2.3 98 14 10.6 1.4
Oregon 894 335 25 37.5 2.2 66 11 7.4 1.2
Pennsylvania 2,959 978 52 33.1 1.5 162 21 5.5 0.7
Rhode Island 255 76 6 29.8 1.9 7 2 2.6 0.7
South Carolina 1,062 417 30 39.3 2.2 52 11 4.9 1
South Dakota 198 66 5 33.1 2 9 2 4.7 0.9
Tennessee 1,464 606 47 41.4 2.4 63 15 4.3 1
Texas 6,378 2,998 112 47 1.3 1,013 65 15.9 0.9
Utah 776 258 18 33.3 1.9 46 8 5.9 1
Vermont 139 44 4 31.5 2.2 3 1 2.1 0.7
Virginia 1,880 552 45 29.4 2 104 19 5.5 1
Washington 1,611 561 43 34.8 2.1 88 17 5.5 1
West Virginia 415 204 14 49.2 2.3 29 5 6.9 1.2
Wisconsin 1,386 414 31 29.9 1.9 36 9 2.6 0.7
Wyoming 129 48 4 36.9 2.3 11 2 8.2 1.3

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, 2001, 2002, and 2003 Annual Social and Economic Supplements.


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