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List of U.S. states by poverty rate


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...

Interactive Poverty Map | State and County Level Poverty Information


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 ...

6 states and D.C. with the most people in poverty - USA Today


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%

Poverty Rate Drops in 34 States, DC - The Pew Charitable Trusts


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.

America's Poorest States in 2015 | Investopedia


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 | The Henry J. Kaiser Family ...


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).

the Poverty and Inequality Report - Stanford Center on Poverty and ...


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?

America's Richest (and Poorest) States - 24/7 Wall St.


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 ...

What are Poverty Thresholds and Poverty Guidelines? | Institute for ...


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 which ...

Who is poor? | Institute for Research on Poverty | University of ...


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 graph.

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US Poverty Rate By State - WorldAtlas.com


Nov 26, 2015 ... ... states, they tend to be different kinds of jobs and in different industries than those that are prevalent in states with the lowest poverty rates.

Poverty Main - People and Households - U.S. Census Bureau


Sep 16, 2015 ... Latest Releases. Income and Poverty in the United States: 2014 (P60-252) ... Poverty Rates by County: 1960-2010 [XLSM - 6M]. Dynamics of ...

2015 Poverty Guidelines | ASPE


Sep 3, 2015 ... There are two slightly different versions of the federal poverty measure: ... to as the “federal poverty level” (FPL), but that phrase is ambiguous and ... 2015 POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR THE 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES AND ...