This article is a list of the 50 United States of America (U.S.) states, also including
the District of Columbia, ordered by poverty rate. 2014 statistics are not identical
to official poverty rates...
This map can help bring to life the statistics and scope of Poverty USA. Use the
National Overview to compare poverty levels of states. Use the County Level ...
Feb 16, 2015 ... Using Census data on poverty, we've created a list of the states, and D.C., ...
Percentage of people living below poverty during 2013: 18.8%
Sep 18, 2015 ... The poverty rate fell last year in 34 states and the District of Columbia, ... as the
state with the highest percentage of its population living in poverty, ... “It's a
different kind of poverty, a different kind of economy,” Alcantara said.
Aug 6, 2015 ... Factors causing these states to top the list include high poverty rates, high ...
Mississippi has the highest poverty rate in the U.S. Nearly a quarter of the .... in
the overall tax burden imposed by different states, including which .
Poverty Rate by Race/Ethnicity ... United States, 10%, 26%, 24%, 15%, 15% ....
as a percent of the federal poverty level) is aggregated by Census-defined family
units. ... for different types of insurance (such as Medicaid or employer coverage).
For our 2015 report, we are focusing on state-level variation in key poverty and ...
United States indeed running 50 very different poverty and inequality regimes?
Sep 19, 2013 ... All of the 10 states with the lowest median income in 2012 also had among the
highest poverty rates in the country. While 15.9% of Americans ...
They are adjusted for families of different sizes and by geographic location (with
different ... Some state and local governments have chosen to use the federal
poverty ... The poverty thresholds are adjusted to the price level of the year for
The poverty rate for all blacks and Hispanics ... since the United States began
measuring poverty. ... Figure 1: U.S. Poverty Rates by Race or Ethnicity - line