Measuring by race, place, and family, this brief highlights poverty rates for two rural groups--young black children and children of single mothers--who each face rates around 50%.
National Issue Brief No. 18
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
Mattingly, Marybeth J. and Bean, Jessica A., "The unequal distribution of child poverty: highest rates among young blacks and children of single mothers in rural America" (2010). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 124.
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