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The Complex and Varied Households of Low-Income Hispanic Children

Publication number: 2015-04

Author(s): Kimberly Turner; Lina Guzman; Elizabeth Wildsmith; Mindy E. Scott

Publication date: Jan 2015

Doc type: Brief

This research brief examines the household composition of low-income Hispanic children, based on our analyses of recent nationally-representative data. We report on the size and structure of low-income children’s households and the employment status of adult household members. We also explore variation in these patterns by whether the parents were born in the United States or outside it, in light of the unique challenges that immigrant households may face.

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