Change Indicator

Children under 18 in poverty in Colorado

Children under 18 in poverty

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Definition and Source



Number and percent of children under age 18 living in families with incomes below the federal poverty level. 

Data Source

U.S. Census Bureau, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE).


There is a break in the SAIPE time-series between 2004 and 2005 due to the switch from CPS ASEC to ACS data in SAIPE modeling. Comparisons across these particular years are not advised because of this break in series.

Last Updated

January 2023