Hunger in Arizona

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PIMA COUNTY 2011:

All persons below poverty level:    20.4%

Children living below poverty level:    29.7%

Families of all compositions below poverty level:    14.7%

Families below poverty level with children under age 18:    23.9%

 

Tucson has the 6th highest poverty rate for “large metropolitan areas” in the U.S.

 

Numbers from the Census Bureau – American Community Survey (ACS) data for 2011