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Children living in poverty in Georgia

Children living in poverty

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Definition and Source



The number and percentage of children age under age 18 who are living in families with income below the federal poverty level.

Data Source

United States Census 2000, U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, SF3, Tables P87 and P159A,B,H. For 2001 and later: United States Census Bureau, Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE).


Poverty is determined based on income received during the prior year. Poverty thresholds differ by family size and are updated annually for inflation using the Consumer Price Index.

Last Updated

December 2023