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Poverty Facts of the Month

An estimated 163,630 (16%) Travis County residents lived in poverty in 2009, higher than the national poverty rate of 14%.

Travis County's population grew at a rate of 26% from 2000 to 2009. The poverty population grew at twice that rate - 65%.

One in four children under the age of 5 in Travis County were living in poverty in 2009.

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