Percentage of children aged <18 years below poverty

Source:2014 Bureau of US Census Data as of April, 2016

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  Percentage
Region/County (CI)
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 9.3 (7.9-10.7)
Suffolk 10.4 (8.9-11.9)
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 43.0 (40.7-45.3)
Kings 33.1 (31.2-35.0)
New York 23.5 (20.5-26.5)
Queens 21.0 (18.9-23.1)
Richmond 20.9 (18.1-23.7)
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 12.9 (10.4-15.4)
Orange 20.8 (18.4-23.2)
Putnam 7.0 (5.4-8.6)
Rockland 25.5 (22.9-28.1)
Sullivan 25.8 (20.0-31.6)
Ulster 17.3 (13.7-20.9)
Westchester 13.3 (11.5-15.1)
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 18.5 (15.8-21.2)
Columbia 18.0 (13.9-22.1)
Greene 20.0 (15.0-25.0)
Rensselaer 20.0 (16.7-23.3)
Saratoga 9.6 (7.6-11.6)
Schenectady 20.9 (16.6-25.2)
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 25.8 (21.0-30.6)
Herkimer 23.0 (18.4-27.6)
Montgomery 27.3 (22.1-32.5)
Otsego 22.3 (17.9-26.7)
Schoharie 21.5 (17.6-25.4)
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 19.3 (15.2-23.4)
Essex 18.2 (13.7-22.7)
Franklin 24.6 (19.4-29.8)
Hamilton 20.6 (15.7-25.5)
Warren 20.5 (16.5-24.5)
Washington 20.4 (16.2-24.6)
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 22.6 (18.1-27.1)
Lewis 23.2 (18.4-28.0)
St. Lawrence 26.4 (21.9-30.9)
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 19.8 (15.7-23.9)
Cortland 18.5 (14.0-23.0)
Madison 17.5 (13.7-21.3)
Oneida 28.6 (24.9-32.3)
Onondaga 23.7 (21.2-26.2)
Oswego 27.9 (24.1-31.7)
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 23.6 (19.3-27.9)
Chenango 24.6 (19.5-29.7)
Delaware 22.6 (17.3-27.9)
Tioga 18.0 (13.9-22.1)
Tompkins 17.2 (13.5-20.9)
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 26.6 (22.4-30.8)
Livingston 18.9 (15.3-22.5)
Monroe 22.2 (20.4-24.0)
Ontario 15.2 (12.5-17.9)
Schuyler 23.9 (19.4-28.4)
Seneca 21.1 (16.3-25.9)
Steuben 24.1 (20.3-27.9)
Wayne 18.4 (15.1-21.7)
Yates 23.7 (18.2-29.2)
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 26.5 (21.9-31.1)
Cattaraugus 23.4 (18.7-28.1)
Chautauqua 28.8 (24.7-32.9)
Erie 22.9 (20.7-25.1)
Genesee 17.1 (13.5-20.7)
Niagara 18.0 (14.4-21.6)
Orleans 21.5 (16.8-26.2)
Wyoming 16.9 (13.4-20.4)
New York State 22.9 (22.4-23.4)

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