The poverty rate is the percentage of people living below the poverty level or threshold. Each year, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget establishes a series of poverty thresholds for different family sizes and ages of household heads.
In New Hampshire...
In 2015, the poverty rate for children under the age of 18 was 11.0 percent, compared to 20.7 percent in the United States overall.
The poverty rate for children under the age of 18 was 10.8 percent in 2010, and 6.9 percent in 2000.
The poverty rate for children under 18 ranked 50th - from highest to lowest - in the United States.