Change Indicator

Children in poverty in Ohio

Children in poverty

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



An estimate of the percentage of children living below the poverty guideline each year. This official measure was established by the Office of Management and Budget Statistical Policy Directive 14.


Data Source

U.S. Census, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE). Extracted from Calculations by CDF-Ohio.



Please note that each estimate has a margin of error above or below, which can be quite large for smaller Ohio counties.

Corrections made to 2002 data on 8/8/14

Last Updated

January 2023