* Comparison of the number in poverty for a given period between 2012 and earlier years should be done with caution, due to the new decennial 2012 baseline population incorporated in the 2012 estimates.
Years Available: 2003–2018
Permanent Link: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/4635
General Notes: *Median value gives the value for the "average" county for this metric, the 50th percentile of all counties reporting data. A # symbol indicates the following: Data value is considered of medium reliability due to sampling error; use with caution. Coefficient of variation is between 15 and 30 based on 90% confidence interval. !Data value is considered of low reliability due to sampling error; use with great caution. Coefficient of variation is over 30 based on 90% confidence interval. **Children are defined as persons under the ages of 18.