Characteristics of Urban and Rural Children – Supplemental Data Tables

Rural and Urban Children, by Location and Age, 2011–2012
Location Age in Years Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 0–5 19,340,520 32.8 0.39%
6–11 19,450,500 33.0 0.40%
12–17 20,170,701 34.2 0.40%
Large Rural 0–5 2,110,049 32.5 1.02%
6–11 2,143,628 33.0 1.00%
12–17 2,245,679 34.6 0.98%
Small Rural 0–5 2,005,071 31.4 0.90%
6–11 2,141,988 33.5 0.96%
12–17 2,248,373 35.2 0.95%
Rural and Urban Children, by Location and Race/Ethnicity, 2011–2012
Location Race/Ethnicity Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban Hispanic 14,664,545 25.3 0.43%
Non-Hispanic White 28,752,101 49.5 0.41%
Non-Hispanic Black 8,476,177 14.6 0.29%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 6,166,459 10.6 0.26%
Large Rural Hispanic 1,092,408 17.0 1.04%
Non-Hispanic White 4,207,349 65.5 1.09%
Non-Hispanic Black 590,659 9.2 0.62%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 528,795 8.2 0.48%
Small Rural Hispanic 873,257 13.9 0.93%
Non-Hispanic White 4,347,590 69.0 1.00%
Non-Hispanic Black 517,412 8.2 0.54%
Non-Hispanic Multiple or Other Races 565,055 9.0 0.47%
Rural and Urban Children, by Location and Poverty Level, 2011–2012
Location Poverty Level Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Federal Poverty Level (FPL) is based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines. Poverty was $23,050 for a family of 4 in 2012.
Urban 0–99% FPL 12,672,885 21.5 0.38%
100–199% FPL 11,971,692 20.3 0.36%
200–399% FPL 16,368,213 27.8 0.37%
≥400% FPL 17,948,931 30.4 0.35%
Large Rural 0–99% FPL 1,729,030 26.6 0.98%
100–199% FPL 1,778,789 27.4 1.05%
200–399% FPL 1,885,622 29.0 0.88%
≥400% FPL 1,105,915 17.0 0.65%
Small Rural 0–99% FPL 1,678,597 26.2 0.90%
100–199% FPL 1,779,199 27.8 0.93%
200–399% FPL 2,011,951 31.5 0.92%
≥400% FPL 925,685 14.5 0.57%
Total 6,395,433 100.0 0.00%

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