Change Indicator

Child poverty rate (5-year rates) in Kentucky

Child poverty rate (5-year rates)

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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



Percent of children living below the official federal poverty level.

Data Source

U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year Estimates.


Poverty status is determined by the inflation-adjusted income of a person and their household size and composition. The data are based on income received in the 12 months prior to the survey response.

S - data is suppressed when the estimate is unreliable.

 Updated 12/20/2023

Last Updated

December 2023