31% of Latino children, 28% of black children, and 14% of other children of color live in poverty, versus 12% of white children. If the poverty rate for kids of color were as low as that of white children, 977,000 (47%) fewer kids would be impoverished.

Resource Type: Data Point

Priority Area: Early Learning - Quality & Affordable Child Care

Counties: All Counties

Source: California Budget and Policy Center

Attribution: California Budget and Policy Center, Work, Income & Poverty · Child Care & Preschool · Health & Human Services · April 2018, Alissa Anderson