More Children in Immigrant Families in Poverty
Between 2008 and 2011, the percentage of children in immigrant families living without securely employed parents increased from 24% to 30%. During the same period, the median annual income for these families decreased by $4,000. As a result, the percentage of children in immigrant families living in households in poverty increased from 23% during this time. In 2011, 1 in 4 of these children lived in poverty.
- Children living without secure parental employment
- Children in low-income working families
- Children with all available parents in the labor force
- Median family income among households with children
- Children living with families that spend more than 30 percent of income on housing
- Children living in poverty