Figure F

Share of children who are low-income or poor, by race/ethnicity, 2010

Low-income Poor
White 31% 13%
Black 64% 38%
Asian 31% 13%
American Indian 63% 34%
Other 43% 21%
Hispanic 63% 32%
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Note: ‘‘Poor’’ children are defined as those whose family income falls below the poverty threshold. ‘‘Low-income’’ children are in families with incomes that are between 100 percent and 199 percent of the poverty threshold.

Source: Adapted from Addy and Wight (2012, Figure 5)

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