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Nevada in top 10 states for most underprivileged children, study says

Posted at 12:08 AM, Aug 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-09 03:08:37-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A newly-released study ranks Nevada in the top 10 states in the nation when it comes to underprivileged children.

The personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on Thursday.

WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 26 key measures of neediness. The data set ranges from share of children in households with below-poverty income to child food-insecurity rate to share of maltreated children.

Nevada took the tenth spot on the list.

2019's States with the Most Underprivileged Children:

  1. District of Columbia
  2. New Mexico
  3. West Virginia
  4. Mississippi
  5. Louisiana
  6. Alaska
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Alabama
  9. Indiana
  10. Nevada

Source: WalletHub


For the full methodology visit WalletHub.com.