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Status of Education in Rural America
NCES 2007-040
June 2007

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Table 1.7.

Percentage distribution of children under 18 living in families, by poverty level, age group, and locale: 2004


Age group and locale Total Below the poverty threshold 100-185 percent of the poverty threshold Above 185 percent of the poverty threshold
Total 100.0 18.4 18.7 62.8
City 100.0 25.4 21.7 52.9
Suburban 100.0 12.7 15.1 72.2
Town 100.0 24.8 21.5 53.6
Rural 100.0 15.3 19.6 65.1
     
04 100.0 21.0 19.5 59.5
City 100.0 27.9 21.7 50.4
Suburban 100.0 14.6 16.0 69.4
Town 100.0 27.8 22.0 50.2
Rural 100.0 17.3 21.0 61.7
     
517 100.0 17.5 18.5 64.1
City 100.0 24.3 21.7 54.0
Suburban 100.0 12.0 14.7 73.3
Town 100.0 23.7 21.4 55.0
Rural 100.0 14.7 19.1 66.2
NOTE: For comparison of poverty definitions, see appendix B. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2004, previously unpublished data.
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