Facts of Childhood Hunger in CT from End Hunger CT96,893 children in Connecticut are living in poverty – 12.1% of all children.
> 9.4% of Connecticut residents are living in poverty.
> There are 656,195 people in Connecticut living below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level. This would be an annual income of $40,793 for a family of four.
> 11.4% of Connecticut residents are food insecure and 4.6% are very food insecure – a 70% increase from 2006.
> Connecticut is the last in the nation for the number of schools with a school breakfast program. Only 58.4% of schools participate.