Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 9 Years, 2016

To find comparable information for young children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children Under 18 years, 2016. Among all children under 18 years in the U.S., 41 percent live in low-income families and 19 percent—approximately one in five—are poor. This means that children are overrepresented among our nation’s poor; they represent 23 percent of […]

Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 18 Years, 2016

To find comparable information for young children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 9 years, 2016. Among all children under 18 years in the U.S., 41 percent are low-income children and 19 percent—approximately one in five—are poor. This means that children are overrepresented among our nation’s poor; they represent 23 percent of the […]

Strong at the Broken Places: The Resiliency of Low-Income Parents

Several organizations are actively promoting two-generation approaches, most notably The Aspen Institute, Foundation for Child Development, and Annie E. Casey Foundation. Social-emotional competence in children – the ability to manage emotions, express needs and feelings, deal with conflict, and get along with others – plays a critical role in their cognitive skill building, mental health, […]

Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 18 Years, 2015

To find comparable information for infants and toddlers, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 3 Years, 2015; for young children, see Basic Facts about Low–Income Children: Children under 6 Years, 2015; for children in middle childhood, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children 6 through 11 Years, 2015; for adolescent children, see Basic […]

Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 3 Years, 2015

To find comparable information for all children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 18 Years, 2015; for young children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 6 Years, 2015; for children in middle childhood, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children 6 through 11 Years, 2015; for adolescent children, see Basic Facts […]

Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children 6 through 11 Years, 2015

To find comparable information for all children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 18 Years, 2015; for infants and toddlers, see Basic Facts about Low–Income Children: Children under 3 Years, 2015; for young children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 6 Years, 2015; for adolescent children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income […]

Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 6 Years, 2015

To find comparable information for all children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 18 Years, 2015; for infants and toddlers, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 3 Years, 2015; for children in middle childhood, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children 6 through 11 Years, 2015; for adolescent children, see Basic […]

Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children 12 through 17 Years, 2015

To find comparable information for all children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 18 Years, 2015; for infants and toddlers, see Basic Facts about Low–Income Children: Children under 3 Years, 2015; for young children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 6 Years, 2015; for children in middle childhood, see Basic Facts […]

Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children Under 3 Years, 2014

To find comparable information for all children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 18 Years, 2014; for young children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 6 Years, 2014; for children in middle childhood, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children 6 through 11 Years, 2014; for adolescent children, see Basic Facts […]

Basic Facts about Low-income Children: Children Aged 6 through 11 Years, 2014

To find comparable information for all children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 18 Years, 2014; for infants and toddlers, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 3 Years, 2014; for young children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 6 Years, 2014; for adolescent children, see Basic Facts about Low-Income […]