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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 ...

Poverty - Census.gov


This report presents data on income, earnings, income inequality & poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2015 and earlier CPS ...

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 ...

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).

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.

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?

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.

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 ...

These Are America's Richest & Poorest States « All About America


Sep 21, 2015 ... Mississippi is the nation's poorest state while Maryland ranks as its richest, ... Relatively low levels of education could be a factor in the poverty and ... row that poverty rates were not statistically different from the previous year.

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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.

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%

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 ...