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Children who live in families with incomes below the federal poverty level in Alaska

Children who live in families with incomes below the federal poverty level

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Definition and Source

PROVIDER

Definition

Percent of the population living in families with incomes below the FPL who are under 18 years old. Poverty is considered income in the past 12 months that is below the poverty level.
This indicator is stratified by Alaska Public Health Region.

In this indicator, the number of Alaskans living in families with incomes below the FPL comprise the denominator and the number of Alaska children living in families with incomes below the FPL are included in the numerator.

Data Source

American Community Survey 5-year estimates for 2005–2009 through 2018–2022; Table B17001 - POVERTY STATUS IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS BY SEX BY AGE

Last Updated

April 2024