CHILDREN IN POVERTY
Over 38,000 Travis County children were living in poverty each year from 2016 to 2020, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Approximately 88% of all children who live in poverty in Travis County are Black, Hispanic, or some other race or ethnicity.
This graph depicts the number of children living in households with incomes above the poverty line and the number of children living in households with incomes below the poverty line for each racial or ethnic category.
An estimated 26,755 Hispanic children and 5,952 Black children in Travis County live in poverty. The number of children living in households with incomes below the poverty line is much lower for White children (4,762) and Asian children (961).