Percentage of children aged <18 years below poverty

Source:2015 Bureau of US Census Data as of April, 2017

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Percentage
Region/County (CI)
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 8.4 (7.1-9.7)
Suffolk 10.7 (9.0-12.4)
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 42.6 (40.3-44.9)
Kings 31.5 (29.6-33.4)
New York 24.9 (22.5-27.3)
Queens 19.6 (17.7-21.5)
Richmond 18.3 (15.7-20.9)
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 12.9 (10.6-15.2)
Orange 20.1 (17.5-22.7)
Putnam 6.5 (5.1-7.9)
Rockland 23.0 (19.9-26.1)
Sullivan 29.2 (24.1-34.3)
Ulster 18.3 (15.4-21.2)
Westchester 13.1 (11.4-14.8)
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 16.4 (13.6-19.2)
Columbia 19.4 (15.8-23.0)
Greene 24.3 (20.5-28.1)
Rensselaer 18.2 (14.9-21.5)
Saratoga 8.5 (6.8-10.2)
Schenectady 18.3 (14.6-22.0)
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 26.9 (22.3-31.5)
Herkimer 20.3 (16.0-24.6)
Montgomery 27.9 (22.9-32.9)
Otsego 19.9 (15.9-23.9)
Schoharie 21.2 (17.1-25.3)
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 22.3 (18.7-25.9)
Essex 19.3 (15.5-23.1)
Franklin 26.2 (21.3-31.1)
Hamilton 19.4 (15.1-23.7)
Warren 17.0 (13.3-20.7)
Washington 20.4 (16.4-24.4)
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 21.1 (17.3-24.9)
Lewis 22.4 (18.0-26.8)
St. Lawrence 23.4 (19.2-27.6)
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 20.3 (16.3-24.3)
Cortland 20.0 (15.9-24.1)
Madison 18.1 (14.6-21.6)
Oneida 29.8 (26.8-32.8)
Onondaga 20.8 (18.4-23.2)
Oswego 25.2 (21.1-29.3)
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 23.2 (19.8-26.6)
Chenango 23.3 (18.3-28.3)
Delaware 27.1 (22.0-32.2)
Tioga 17.8 (14.2-21.4)
Tompkins 16.8 (13.5-20.1)
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 23.2 (18.8-27.6)
Livingston 16.4 (13.2-19.6)
Monroe 22.0 (19.9-24.1)
Ontario 13.7 (10.9-16.5)
Schuyler 19.9 (15.5-24.3)
Seneca 21.2 (16.8-25.6)
Steuben 22.7 (18.6-26.8)
Wayne 16.9 (13.7-20.1)
Yates 22.1 (17.4-26.8)
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 25.6 (20.9-30.3)
Cattaraugus 26.1 (21.8-30.4)
Chautauqua 28.2 (23.6-32.8)
Erie 24.3 (22.4-26.2)
Genesee 19.4 (16.4-22.4)
Niagara 23.3 (20.3-26.3)
Orleans 22.6 (18.1-27.1)
Wyoming 17.3 (14.2-20.4)
New York State 22.3 (21.8-22.8)

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