About a quarter of Black babies and toddlers in rental households face the threat of eviction in a typical year, a new study says, and all childrenare disproportionately at risk.
By Emily Badger, Claire Cain Miller and Alicia Parlapiano
Oct. 2, 2023
The Americans most at risk of eviction are babies and toddlers, according to new data that provides the fullest demographic picture yet of who livesin rental households facing eviction nationwide.
Children under 5 make up the largest group by age of those whose households have had an eviction filed against them, weathering instability duringcrucial years for their development.
Source: “A Comprehensive Demographic Profile of the United States Evicted Population,” by by researchers at Princeton, Rutgers and the U.S. Census Bureau •
Note: Data covers 2007-2016