What Percentage of Children Under 8 Live in Low Income Housing?

 “…the population of children age birth to 8 in Kentucky is 507,300. Of that number, 255,000 live in low income housing, or 52 percent.

In Ohio, the population for the same age group is 1,283,236, with 50 percent, or 620,000 living in low income housing.

The state ranked highest is Mississippi with 63 percent and Massachusetts lowest at 32 percent.

Tennessee and West Virginia also ranked 52 percent.”

Article: Parenting, early learning key to children’s success, The Ledger Independent

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