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Report: Colorado child poverty rate down but homelessness up

Report: Colorado child poverty rate down but homelessness up

KRDO |  March 28, 2016

The Kids Count report released Monday by the Colorado Children’s Campaign found that 15 percent of children lived in households earning less than the federal poverty level in 2014, the most recent data available. That’s defined as those with an income of less than about $24,000 for a family of four.

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