Editor's Pick 2015, #1:
One in five rural counties had child poverty rates over 33 percent

Editor's Pick 2015, #1:<br>One in five rural counties had child poverty rates over 33 percent

Child poverty rates varied considerably across nonmetropolitan (rural) counties according to 2009-13 county averages (data on poverty for all U.S. counties are available from the American Community Survey only for 5-year averages). According to the official poverty measure, one in five rural counties had child poverty rates over 33 percent.

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