Definition: Estimated percentage of the child population ages 0-17 living in urban and rural areas (e.g., in 2018, 95.6% of California children lived in urban areas).
Data Source: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey summary files (Dec. 2019).
Footnote: In the American Community Survey, 'urban' areas are densely developed territories encompassing residential, commercial, and other uses; all other territory is considered 'rural.' Visit the U.S. Census Bureau for definitions and more information. These estimates are based on a survey of the population and are subject to both sampling and nonsampling error.