A Shifting Picture
While the child-poverty rate has declined steadily since 1993, it is well above its 1969 level. The poverty rate for young children is far higher than for any other age group.
*Refers only to children living in households headed by a relative.
SOURCE: Children's Defense Fund, Yearbook 2000: The State of the American Dream.
Vol. 20, Issue 4, Page 41Published in Print: September 27, 2000, as A Shifting Picture