Poverty rate, by race and ethnicity, and age, 2013
|Under age 18||10.7%||38.3%||30.4%|
|Under age 6||14.3%||42.3%||36.8%|
Underlying data are from Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS-ASEC) Historical Poverty Tables, Table 3, “Poverty Status, by Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin,” and from CPS-ASEC microdata; see Appendix A for details. As with most other CPS data analyses presented in the book, race/ethnicity categories are mutually exclusive (i.e., white non-Hispanic, black non-Hispanic, and Hispanic any race).
Source: Authors' analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS-ASEC) Historical Poverty Tables (Table 3) and CPS-ASEC microdata
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