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More Kids in High-Poverty Communities

The number of children living in areas of "concentrated poverty" has grown 25 percent since 2000, according to newly available national, state and city data from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDSCOUNT project.
Information Update
March 1, 2012
 

The KIDSCOUNT Data Snapshot on Children Living in High-Poverty Communities shows how high-poverty communities harm children, outlines where concentrated poverty has grown the most and offers recommendations to address these issues.