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POV46: Poverty Status by State: 2009

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Use caution when interpreting state-level estimates, because they have high variability. Please observe the size of the standard errors when interpreting the data -- the larger the standard error, the less reliable the estimate.)

    Below 100% of poverty (5) Below 125% of poverty (5)
All income levels Number Standard error (19) Percent Standard error (19) Number Standard error (19) Percent Standard error (19)
All Ages (1)

SAMPLE PERSON COUNT
United States 209,407 29,772 (N/A) 14.2 (N/A) 39,103 (N/A) 18.7 (N/A)
Alabama 2,265 398 (N/A) 17.6 (N/A) 582 (N/A) 25.7 (N/A)
Alaska 2,763 335 (N/A) 12.1 (N/A) 434 (N/A) 15.7 (N/A)
Arizona 2,717 611 (N/A) 22.5 (N/A) 752 (N/A) 27.7 (N/A)
Arkansas 2,009 381 (N/A) 19.0 (N/A) 475 (N/A) 23.6 (N/A)
California 20,161 3,181 (N/A) 15.8 (N/A) 4,200 (N/A) 20.8 (N/A)
Colorado 4,566 605 (N/A) 13.3 (N/A) 803 (N/A) 17.6 (N/A)
Connecticut 4,585 406 (N/A) 8.9 (N/A) 538 (N/A) 11.7 (N/A)
Delaware 3,188 416 (N/A) 13.0 (N/A) 535 (N/A) 16.8 (N/A)
District of Columbia 2,609 454 (N/A) 17.4 (N/A) 570 (N/A) 21.8 (N/A)
Florida 8,452 1,232 (N/A) 14.6 (N/A) 1,629 (N/A) 19.3 (N/A)
Georgia 4,610 871 (N/A) 18.9 (N/A) 1,100 (N/A) 23.9 (N/A)
Hawaii 3,688 456 (N/A) 12.4 (N/A) 612 (N/A) 16.6 (N/A)
Idaho 2,488 375 (N/A) 15.1 (N/A) 504 (N/A) 20.3 (N/A)
Illinois 6,469 902 (N/A) 13.9 (N/A) 1,213 (N/A) 18.8 (N/A)
Indiana 2,971 506 (N/A) 17.0 (N/A) 616 (N/A) 20.7 (N/A)
Iowa 3,776 413 (N/A) 10.9 (N/A) 638 (N/A) 16.9 (N/A)
Kansas 2,958 401 (N/A) 13.6 (N/A) 547 (N/A) 18.5 (N/A)
Kentucky 2,925 514 (N/A) 17.6 (N/A) 634 (N/A) 21.7 (N/A)
Louisiana 1,979 276 (N/A) 13.9 (N/A) 385 (N/A) 19.5 (N/A)
Maine 3,565 426 (N/A) 11.9 (N/A) 595 (N/A) 16.7 (N/A)
Maryland 4,915 448 (N/A) 9.1 (N/A) 606 (N/A) 12.3 (N/A)
Massachusetts 3,092 353 (N/A) 11.4 (N/A) 483 (N/A) 15.6 (N/A)
Michigan 4,806 693 (N/A) 14.4 (N/A) 896 (N/A) 18.6 (N/A)
Minnesota 4,797 566 (N/A) 11.8 (N/A) 752 (N/A) 15.7 (N/A)
Mississippi 2,009 468 (N/A) 23.3 (N/A) 589 (N/A) 29.3 (N/A)
Missouri 3,518 569 (N/A) 16.2 (N/A) 691 (N/A) 19.6 (N/A)
Montana 1,797 272 (N/A) 15.1 (N/A) 383 (N/A) 21.3 (N/A)
Nebraska 3,098 320 (N/A) 10.3 (N/A) 425 (N/A) 13.7 (N/A)
Nevada 3,298 477 (N/A) 14.5 (N/A) 629 (N/A) 19.1 (N/A)
New Hampshire 4,008 323 (N/A) 8.1 (N/A) 432 (N/A) 10.8 (N/A)
New Jersey 4,512 446 (N/A) 9.9 (N/A) 645 (N/A) 14.3 (N/A)
New Mexico 2,100 407 (N/A) 19.4 (N/A) 522 (N/A) 24.9 (N/A)
New York 9,043 1,525 (N/A) 16.9 (N/A) 1,886 (N/A) 20.9 (N/A)
North Carolina 4,122 719 (N/A) 17.4 (N/A) 912 (N/A) 22.1 (N/A)
North Dakota 2,424 282 (N/A) 11.6 (N/A) 385 (N/A) 15.9 (N/A)
Ohio 5,535 747 (N/A) 13.5 (N/A) 983 (N/A) 17.8 (N/A)
Oklahoma 2,537 343 (N/A) 13.5 (N/A) 465 (N/A) 18.3 (N/A)
Oregon 2,900 411 (N/A) 14.2 (N/A) 525 (N/A) 18.1 (N/A)
Pennsylvania 5,900 656 (N/A) 11.1 (N/A) 860 (N/A) 14.6 (N/A)
Rhode Island 3,288 488 (N/A) 14.8 (N/A) 611 (N/A) 18.6 (N/A)
South Carolina 2,764 407 (N/A) 14.7 (N/A) 519 (N/A) 18.8 (N/A)
South Dakota 3,237 494 (N/A) 15.3 (N/A) 623 (N/A) 19.2 (N/A)
Tennessee 2,689 446 (N/A) 16.6 (N/A) 615 (N/A) 22.9 (N/A)
Texas 12,422 2,272 (N/A) 18.3 (N/A) 3,090 (N/A) 24.9 (N/A)
Utah 2,705 297 (N/A) 11.0 (N/A) 371 (N/A) 13.7 (N/A)
Vermont 2,634 250 (N/A) 9.5 (N/A) 359 (N/A) 13.6 (N/A)
Virginia 4,407 478 (N/A) 10.8 (N/A) 612 (N/A) 13.9 (N/A)
Washington 3,532 429 (N/A) 12.1 (N/A) 553 (N/A) 15.7 (N/A)
West Virginia 2,089 359 (N/A) 17.2 (N/A) 431 (N/A) 20.6 (N/A)
Wisconsin 3,829 423 (N/A) 11.0 (N/A) 552 (N/A) 14.4 (N/A)
Wyoming 2,656 245 (N/A) 9.2 (N/A) 336 (N/A) 12.7 (N/A)

Poverty Footnotes

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