Percentage of children aged <18 years at or below poverty level

Source:2012 Bureau of US Census Data as of December, 2013

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  Percentage
Region/County (CI)
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 9.3 (8.0-10.6)
Suffolk 9.7 (8.0-11.4)
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 44.0 (41.9-46.1)
Kings 34.5 (32.8-36.2)
New York 26.5 (23.7-29.3)
Queens 23.5 (21.4-25.6)
Richmond 16.4 (13.6-19.2)
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 12.1 (9.8-14.4)
Orange 19.1 (16.5-21.7)
Putnam 6.4 (5.0-7.8)
Rockland 26.1 (23.5-28.7)
Sullivan 26.7 (22.1-31.3)
Ulster 16.6 (13.3-19.9)
Westchester 12.9 (11.2-14.6)
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 16.7 (13.9-19.5)
Columbia 20.1 (16.6-23.6)
Greene 20.0 (15.6-24.4)
Rensselaer 16.7 (13.6-19.8)
Saratoga 8.9 (7.1-10.7)
Schenectady 20.1 (16.5-23.7)
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 23.4 (18.4-28.4)
Herkimer 19.4 (15.3-23.5)
Montgomery 30.8 (25.9-35.7)
Otsego 18.3 (14.1-22.5)
Schoharie 19.6 (15.8-23.4)
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 20.3 (16.4-24.2)
Essex 20.4 (16.4-24.4)
Franklin 25.6 (20.9-30.3)
Hamilton 16.9 (13.1-20.7)
Warren 18.0 (14.4-21.6)
Washington 20.9 (16.8-25.0)
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 23.8 (19.3-28.3)
Lewis 20.9 (16.3-25.5)
St. Lawrence 27.0 (22.7-31.3)
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 20.3 (16.3-24.3)
Cortland 21.5 (16.9-26.1)
Madison 18.1 (14.8-21.4)
Oneida 25.9 (23.0-28.8)
Onondaga 21.7 (19.3-24.1)
Oswego 23.4 (19.4-27.4)
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 24.4 (20.6-28.2)
Chenango 24.6 (19.6-29.6)
Delaware 24.1 (19.1-29.1)
Tioga 16.6 (12.9-20.3)
Tompkins 15.3 (11.9-18.7)
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 23.2 (18.7-27.7)
Livingston 16.5 (13.2-19.8)
Monroe 21.8 (20.0-23.6)
Ontario 14.4 (11.9-16.9)
Schuyler 22.6 (17.5-27.7)
Seneca 19.0 (14.6-23.4)
Steuben 23.7 (19.9-27.5)
Wayne 17.1 (13.8-20.4)
Yates 26.1 (20.9-31.3)
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 27.0 (22.4-31.6)
Cattaraugus 28.6 (24.2-33.0)
Chautauqua 33.0 (29.2-36.8)
Erie 20.3 (18.3-22.3)
Genesee 15.9 (12.5-19.3)
Niagara 22.9 (19.9-25.9)
Orleans 23.3 (19.1-27.5)
Wyoming 15.4 (12.0-18.8)
New York State 23.0 (22.6-23.4)

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