Child Poverty


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N.H. Has Lowest Child Poverty Rate In U.S.

The Census Bureau has some good news for New Hampshire: The state has the lowest child poverty rate in the country.  For a family with two parents and two kids, the government considers “poverty” as an annual income of $22,811.  So these results are not terribly surprising in a state that has one of the […]

More Kids Living In Poverty Nationwide, But Not In New Hampshire

The US Census Bureau released data today showing more kids living in poverty nationwide, but New Hampshire is among a small number of states that did NOT see an increase. The Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire found that since 2009, a million more kids are living in poverty.  But if you look at […]

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