On the Edge in the Empire State: New York's Low-Income Children
Publication Date: May 2006
Keywords: low-wage work; work supports; child poverty
Type: Fact sheet
Coverage: New York
This fact sheet shows that families in New York are struggling despite small family sizes and high rates of parental employment. More than two out of every five children in New York State live in low-income families. Low-income rates are even higher in New York City, where more than half of the children live in low-income families.