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2006, 2007, and 2008

Number and Percent of Children under 19 Years of Age, at or below 200 Percent of Poverty, by State: Three-Year Averages for 2006, 2007, and 2008
(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
United States 78,106 30,734 278 39.3 0.3 5,373 122 6.9 0.2
Alabama 1,187 500 36 42.1 2.5 53 12 4.5 1.0
Alaska 191 54 5 28.3 2.3 9 2 4.9 1.1
Arizona 1,781 839 50 47.1 2.2 199 26 11.2 1.4
Arkansas 738 390 25 52.8 2.5 43 9 5.9 1.2
California 9,968 4,189 114 42.0 0.9 727 50 7.3 0.5
Colorado 1,260 406 35 32.2 2.4 109 19 8.6 1.5
Connecticut 864 225 23 26.1 2.4 20 7 2.4 0.8
Delaware 219 73 6 33.2 2.5 13 3 5.9 1.2
District of Columbia 117 59 5 50.9 3.3 5 2 4.3 1.3
Florida 4,281 1,716 70 40.1 1.3 511 40 11.9 0.9
Georgia 2,617 1,084 54 41.4 1.7 213 25 8.2 0.9
Hawaii 305 94 8 30.9 2.4 7 2 2.5 0.8
Idaho 434 184 13 42.3 2.4 28 5 6.4 1.2
Illinois 3,345 1,209 59 36.1 1.5 169 23 5.0 0.7
Indiana 1,681 640 42 38.1 2.1 56 13 3.4 0.8
Iowa 749 248 22 33.1 2.5 22 7 3.0 0.9
Kansas 741 294 23 39.7 2.6 43 9 5.8 1.2
Kentucky 1,063 482 35 45.4 2.6 65 14 6.1 1.3
Louisiana 1,149 514 37 44.8 2.5 104 17 9.1 1.4
Maine 297 102 10 34.4 2.9 9 3 2.9 1.0
Maryland 1,436 371 33 25.8 2.1 69 15 4.8 1.0
Massachusetts 1,545 452 36 29.3 2.0 35 10 2.2 0.6
Michigan 2,551 951 51 37.3 1.7 88 16 3.4 0.6
Minnesota 1,313 394 33 30.0 2.2 58 13 4.4 1.0
Mississippi 822 433 27 52.7 2.5 91 13 11.1 1.5
Missouri 1,492 601 41 40.3 2.2 82 16 5.5 1.0
Montana 229 95 8 41.7 2.7 17 3 7.6 1.4
Nebraska 472 160 14 34.0 2.5 30 6 6.4 1.3
Nevada 695 266 21 38.2 2.5 75 12 10.7 1.6
New Hampshire 315 64 8 20.3 2.2 7 3 2.2 0.8
New Jersey 2,184 628 43 28.8 1.7 153 22 7.0 1.0
New Mexico 534 240 18 44.9 2.7 53 9 9.9 1.6
New York 4,681 1,889 75 40.4 1.3 217 27 4.6 0.6
North Carolina 2,363 1,020 53 43.2 1.8 186 24 7.9 1.0
North Dakota 154 56 5 36.2 2.6 9 2 6.1 1.3
Ohio 2,916 1,133 56 38.9 1.6 126 20 4.3 0.7
Oklahoma 964 447 32 46.4 2.6 64 13 6.6 1.3
Oregon 911 356 30 39.1 2.7 71 14 7.8 1.5
Pennsylvania 2,912 1,024 54 35.2 1.6 134 20 4.6 0.7
Rhode Island 251 88 8 35.0 2.8 11 3 4.4 1.2
South Carolina 1,112 487 36 43.8 2.6 87 16 7.8 1.4
South Dakota 207 75 6 36.1 2.3 11 2 5.4 1.1
Tennessee 1,537 692 43 45.0 2.2 66 14 4.3 0.9
Texas 7,008 3,361 102 48.0 1.1 945 57 13.5 0.8
Utah 871 296 20 34.0 2.0 54 9 6.3 1.0
Vermont 136 42 4 30.8 2.8 5 2 3.6 1.1
Virginia 1,945 623 42 32.1 1.8 105 18 5.4 0.9
Washington 1,625 511 39 31.5 2.1 57 13 3.5 0.8
West Virginia 414 187 14 45.1 2.6 12 4 2.8 0.8
Wisconsin 1,389 447 36 32.2 2.2 41 11 3.0 0.8
Wyoming 135 41 4 30.3 2.6 5 1 3.8 1.1

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, 2007 to 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplements.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Health Insurance |  Last Revised: September 17, 2013