Report Says Delaware Co. Had Highest Child Poverty in 2015

A new report from The Indiana Youth Institute claims Delaware County had the highest rate of child poverty in Indiana in 2015.

The report from the I-Y-I claims that just over 20-percent of children up to age 17 in Delaware County lived in poverty last year.  Statewide, nearly 31-percent of kids lived in poverty.

In 2014, Jay County had the state’s highest level of kids living in poverty.