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List of U.S. states by poverty rate - Wikipedia


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 ...

Poverty - Census.gov


If a family's total income is less than the official poverty threshold for a family of ... A comparison of 2014 and 2015 poverty rates by state and metropolitan area ...

7 States With the Most People in Poverty - The Cheat Sheet


Feb 23, 2015 ... How high is the poverty rate in your state? ... Percentage of people living below poverty during 2013: 18.8%; Number of people living below ...

Distribution of Total Population by Federal Poverty Level | The Henry ...


Distribution of Total Population by Federal Poverty Level ... United States. States Clear All Selections. Select All. Alabama. Alaska. Arizona. Arkansas. California.

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 ...

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.

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 ...


Notably, whereas the United States uses an absolute poverty measure that ... U.S. poverty thresholds for different groups in the population, including people of color, ... Figure 4 below shows 2014 child poverty rates for the United States as a  ...

Federal Poverty Guidelines | Families USA


Learn about the new 2016 federal poverty guidelines for people living in the 48 contiguous states or the District of Columbia, as well as Alaska and Hawaii.

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US Poverty Level By State - WorldAtlas.com


Sep 21, 2016 ... ... in these states, they tend to be different kinds of jobs and in different industries ... By contrast, the state with the lowest poverty rate in the country was New ... Many of the states with the highest rates of poverty in the USA are ...

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%

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?