|Welfare of Children in Arizona (1=Most; 25=Avg.):|
|10th – % of Children in Households with Below-Poverty Income
5th – Child Food-Insecurity Rate
4th – % of Uninsured Children
5th – % of Children in Foster Care
11th – % of Children in Single-Parent Families
21st – Child & Youth Homeless Rate
With August being Child Support Awareness Month an in-depth analysis of 2017’s States with the Most Underprivileged Children finds Arizona in the top ten.
In order to bring awareness to the plight of millions of underprivileged children across the U.S., analysts with WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 21 key measures of neediness.
The data set ranges from share of children in households with below-poverty income to child food-insecurity rate to share of maltreated children.
[For the full report click here]
|Overall Rank*||State||Total Score||‘Socio-economic Welfare’ Rank||‘Health’ Rank||‘Education’ Rank|
|2||District of Columbia||63.64||1||17||15|