Texas Children & Poverty


Texas’ national ranking for gap between
wealthy and poor


Percentage of Texas
children living in poverty


Number of new Texans under 17 qualifying for food stamps since December 2007


Texas’ ranking for
education attainment and income level


Texas children in 2009 who meet the federal definition of poor
(living in households where earnings are $22,050 or less)

Source: Texans Care for Children

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