State data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on September 18, 2014 revealed that child poverty remains at record high levels in the states, and that the highest rates are for children of color and young children.

Forty-two States Still Have Higher Child Poverty Rates than Pre-Recession

Four years after the official end of the recession, 42 states still had child poverty rates that were statistically significantly higher than when the recession began, ranging from 7 percent higher in Oklahoma to 48 percent higher in Nevada. Eight states and the District of Columbia had child poverty rates in 2013 that were essentially the same as in 2007: Alaska, Colorado, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

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