Vulnerable Youth and the Transition to Adulthood: Youth from Low-Income Families


Youth from low-income families are vulnerable to poor outcomes as adults, as these youth often lack the resources and opportunities found to lead to better outcomes. This fact sheet compares the young adult outcomes and adolescent risk-taking behaviors of youth from low-income families to those from middle-income (201-400 percent of federal poverty line (FPL)) and high-income (401 percent of FPL or higher) families. [4 PDF pages]

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