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Children in poverty by age in Alabama

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Children in the specified age (i.e., under 5, 5-11, 12-17 and under 18) who live in households with annual incomes below the federal poverty threshold expressed as a percentage of all children in the specified age range.

Data Source

Bureau of the Census, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, Census Bureau Website,, Summary File 3, Tables PO87, P159A, P159B, and P159H, Released May, 2002; and U.S. Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey, Census Bureau Website,, Tables S1701, B17001, B17001A, B17001B, and B17001I.

Last Updated

January 2023