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1995, 1996, and 1997

Number and Percent of Children under 19 Years of Age, at or below 200 Percent of Poverty, by State: Three-Year Averages for, 1995, 1996, and 1997 .
(Numbers in Thousands)

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                           |           AT OR BELOW       |AT OR BELOW 200% OF POVERTY |
                           |         200% OF POVERTY     |  WITHOUT HEALTH INSURANCE  |
            Total children |_____________________________|____________________________|
            under age 19,  |        Standard     Standard|       Standard     Standard|
         all income levels | Number  error  Pct.  error  |Number  error  Pct.  error  |
___________________________|_____________________________|____________________________|
                           |                             |                            |
Alabama.......       1,181 |    565    49.1 47.8     3.0 |   125    23.0 10.6     1.9 |
Alaska........         225 |     65     6.5 29.0     2.4 |    18     3.4  8.1     1.5 |
Arizona.......       1,385 |    746    55.5 53.7     2.7 |   282    34.3 20.3     2.2 |
Arkansas......         774 |    439    33.2 56.7     2.8 |   130    18.0 16.7     2.1 |
California....       9,591 |  4,608   154.1 48.1     1.2 | 1,216    81.1 12.7     0.8 |
Colorado......       1,069 |    326    36.0 30.5     2.8 |    94    19.4  8.8     1.7 |
Connecticut...         916 |    291    35.4 31.7     3.2 |    58    15.8  6.4     1.7 |
Delaware......         198 |     76     8.4 38.4     3.3 |    19     4.2  9.6     2.0 |
D.C...........         127 |     72     7.0 57.3     3.6 |    11     2.8  9.1     2.1 |
Florida.......       3,483 |  1,633    81.3 46.8     1.7 |   440    42.5 12.7     1.1 |
Georgia.......       2,107 |    976    75.6 46.2     2.7 |   249    38.1 11.8     1.7 |
Hawaii........         315 |    134    14.2 42.4     3.4 |    13     4.4  4.1     1.4 |
Idaho.........         363 |    168    13.8 46.2     2.8 |    38     6.5 10.2     1.7 |
Illinois......       3,437 |  1,319    74.2 38.4     1.7 |   221    30.3  6.4     0.8 |
Indiana.......       1,536 |    491    53.4 32.1     2.9 |   121    26.0  7.8     1.6 |
Iowa..........         847 |    317    30.9 37.5     2.9 |    60    13.4  7.1     1.5 |
Kansas........         754 |    290    28.4 38.4     2.9 |    53    12.0  7.0     1.5 |
Kentucky......       1,051 |    476    43.1 45.3     3.0 |   113    21.1 10.7     1.9 |
Louisiana.....       1,210 |    638    50.8 52.6     2.9 |   189    27.8 15.6     2.1 |
Maine.........         292 |    114    13.3 39.1     3.6 |    29     6.7  9.9     2.2 |
Maryland......       1,370 |    427    50.1 31.0     3.0 |    90    22.9  6.6     1.6 |
Massachusetts.       1,532 |    519    42.3 33.9     2.2 |    78    16.5  5.1     1.0 |
Michigan......       2,746 |    979    61.9 35.6     1.8 |   142    23.5  5.2     0.8 |
Minnesota.....       1,409 |    461    46.6 32.7     2.7 |    53    15.9  3.7     1.1 |
Mississippi...         825 |    482    36.3 58.3     2.8 |   123    18.3 15.0     2.0 |
Missouri......       1,407 |    536    55.9 38.0     3.1 |   113    25.7  8.0     1.7 |
Montana.......         254 |    129    10.5 50.6     2.9 |    34     5.4 13.2     2.0 |
Nebraska......         487 |    182    18.1 37.3     2.9 |    23     6.4  4.6     1.3 |
Nevada........         438 |    162    17.4 36.9     3.2 |    56    10.2 12.8     2.2 |
New Hampshire.         315 |     88    11.9 27.7     3.2 |    15     5.0  4.9     1.6 |
New Jersey....       2,044 |    580    44.9 28.4     1.9 |   176    24.9  8.6     1.2 |
New Mexico....         628 |    373    25.2 59.3     2.6 |   111    13.7 17.7     2.0 |
New York......       5,009 |  2,268    91.4 45.3     1.4 |   474    42.3  9.5     0.8 |
North Carolina       1,812 |    758    54.8 41.9     2.3 |   200    28.3 10.9     1.5 |
North Dakota..         182 |     65     6.6 35.8     2.9 |    15     3.2  8.2     1.7 |
Ohio..........       3,166 |  1,169    70.8 36.9     1.8 |   203    29.7  6.4     0.9 |
Oklahoma......         934 |    448    37.4 48.0     2.9 |   143    21.2 15.3     2.1 |
Oregon........         861 |    355    36.1 41.3     3.2 |    79    17.2  9.2     1.9 |
Pennsylvania..       3,127 |  1,149    68.0 36.7     1.7 |   172    26.5  5.5     0.8 |
Rhode Island..         227 |     78    10.0 34.5     3.6 |    15     4.2  6.4     1.8 |
South Carolina       1,060 |    506    46.2 47.5     3.2 |   139    24.6 13.2     2.2 |
South Dakota..         199 |     82     7.7 41.1     3.0 |    12     2.9  5.9     1.4 |
Tennessee.....       1,566 |    777    66.4 49.6     3.0 |   165    31.0 10.5     1.9 |
Texas.........       5,893 |  2,934   120.5 49.8     1.5 | 1,034    72.7 17.6     1.1 |
Utah..........         724 |    272    22.2 37.5     2.4 |    51     9.7  7.1     1.3 |
Vermont.......         163 |     62     6.9 37.6     3.3 |     5     2.0  3.2     1.2 |
Virginia......       1,637 |    634    62.9 38.9     3.0 |   108    26.3  6.7     1.6 |
Washington....       1,562 |    546    58.6 35.0     3.0 |    99    25.2  6.4     1.6 |
West Virginia.         382 |    197    18.1 51.5     3.3 |    26     6.5  6.8     1.6 |
Wisconsin.....       1,496 |    477    50.0 31.7     2.8 |    54    16.6  3.5     1.1 |
Wyoming.......         147 |     62     5.6 42.3     2.9 |    14     2.7  9.8     1.8 |
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Note: Percentages listed are averages over the three years' percentages, not the percentage of the average numbers (calculated as 'Number' divided by 'Total Children'). Results may differ slightly based on the method used.

Source: U. S. Bureau of the Census, March 1995, 1996, and 1997 Current Population Surveys


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