Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Colorado child poverty rate rises

Associated Press - Published: March 24, 2014 0

DENVER — A new study shows more Colorado children were living in poverty in 2012 than at the bottom of the economic downturn.

The report from the Colorado Children's Campaign indicates many areas in Colorado are still struggling economically.

According to the Denver Post (http://tinyurl.com/peffp4q ), about 224,000 of the state's more than 1 million children lived below the poverty threshold of $23,000 in annual income for a family of four in 2012.

The numbers signal a rise in child poverty since the recession, when 210,000 children in the state were from poor families.

___

Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com

Comment Policy
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
AUG
2
AUG
3
AUG
4
AUG
5
AUG
6
AUG
7
AUG
8
AUG
9
AUG
10
AUG
11
AUG
12
AUG
13
AUG
14
AUG
15
Advertisement