Child Poverty

New Census Data Shows Black Children in New York Being Left Further Behind; New York’s Child Poverty Ranking Drops 3 Spots to 35th out of 50 States

Poverty in New York continues to disproportionately impact children of color, with 27.7% of all Black children and 24.8% of all Hispanic children living in poverty, in contrast to 12.2% of all white children in the state living in poverty.