Children Living in High-Poverty Areas
KIDS COUNT: Mich. ranks 44th for children in high-poverty areas
The report, Data Snapshot on High-Poverty Communities, was released by KIDS COUNT, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. It found that Michigan ranked 44th among the states (No. 1 being the best or lowest rate) for concentration of poverty, defined as neighborhoods where 30 percent or more the population is in poverty.