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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)
People 18 to 64

SAMPLE PERSON COUNT
United States 127,215 16,126 (N/A) 12.7 (N/A) 20,965 (N/A) 16.5 (N/A)
Alabama 1,390 212 (N/A) 15.3 (N/A) 302 (N/A) 21.7 (N/A)
Alaska 1,724 179 (N/A) 10.4 (N/A) 226 (N/A) 13.1 (N/A)
Arizona 1,645 322 (N/A) 19.6 (N/A) 390 (N/A) 23.7 (N/A)
Arkansas 1,221 218 (N/A) 17.9 (N/A) 267 (N/A) 21.9 (N/A)
California 12,593 1,800 (N/A) 14.3 (N/A) 2,350 (N/A) 18.7 (N/A)
Colorado 2,809 332 (N/A) 11.8 (N/A) 439 (N/A) 15.6 (N/A)
Connecticut 2,798 240 (N/A) 8.6 (N/A) 311 (N/A) 11.1 (N/A)
Delaware 1,894 212 (N/A) 11.2 (N/A) 272 (N/A) 14.4 (N/A)
District of Columbia 1,771 258 (N/A) 14.6 (N/A) 320 (N/A) 18.1 (N/A)
Florida 5,113 705 (N/A) 13.8 (N/A) 923 (N/A) 18.1 (N/A)
Georgia 2,877 495 (N/A) 17.2 (N/A) 615 (N/A) 21.4 (N/A)
Hawaii 2,227 239 (N/A) 10.7 (N/A) 312 (N/A) 14.0 (N/A)
Idaho 1,395 174 (N/A) 12.5 (N/A) 226 (N/A) 16.2 (N/A)
Illinois 3,932 498 (N/A) 12.7 (N/A) 650 (N/A) 16.5 (N/A)
Indiana 1,760 261 (N/A) 14.8 (N/A) 318 (N/A) 18.1 (N/A)
Iowa 2,289 231 (N/A) 10.1 (N/A) 330 (N/A) 14.4 (N/A)
Kansas 1,740 222 (N/A) 12.8 (N/A) 293 (N/A) 16.8 (N/A)
Kentucky 1,778 298 (N/A) 16.8 (N/A) 366 (N/A) 20.6 (N/A)
Louisiana 1,206 147 (N/A) 12.2 (N/A) 200 (N/A) 16.6 (N/A)
Maine 2,193 244 (N/A) 11.1 (N/A) 331 (N/A) 15.1 (N/A)
Maryland 3,090 252 (N/A) 8.2 (N/A) 333 (N/A) 10.8 (N/A)
Massachusetts 1,848 182 (N/A) 9.8 (N/A) 250 (N/A) 13.5 (N/A)
Michigan 2,937 393 (N/A) 13.4 (N/A) 509 (N/A) 17.3 (N/A)
Minnesota 2,855 297 (N/A) 10.4 (N/A) 383 (N/A) 13.4 (N/A)
Mississippi 1,163 238 (N/A) 20.5 (N/A) 291 (N/A) 25.0 (N/A)
Missouri 2,112 295 (N/A) 14.0 (N/A) 360 (N/A) 17.0 (N/A)
Montana 1,081 148 (N/A) 13.7 (N/A) 200 (N/A) 18.5 (N/A)
Nebraska 1,791 165 (N/A) 9.2 (N/A) 224 (N/A) 12.5 (N/A)
Nevada 2,048 259 (N/A) 12.6 (N/A) 336 (N/A) 16.4 (N/A)
New Hampshire 2,470 175 (N/A) 7.1 (N/A) 236 (N/A) 9.6 (N/A)
New Jersey 2,799 240 (N/A) 8.6 (N/A) 343 (N/A) 12.3 (N/A)
New Mexico 1,245 210 (N/A) 16.9 (N/A) 275 (N/A) 22.1 (N/A)
New York 5,558 803 (N/A) 14.4 (N/A) 992 (N/A) 17.8 (N/A)
North Carolina 2,481 383 (N/A) 15.4 (N/A) 486 (N/A) 19.6 (N/A)
North Dakota 1,480 154 (N/A) 10.4 (N/A) 205 (N/A) 13.9 (N/A)
Ohio 3,329 414 (N/A) 12.4 (N/A) 538 (N/A) 16.2 (N/A)
Oklahoma 1,536 186 (N/A) 12.1 (N/A) 256 (N/A) 16.7 (N/A)
Oregon 1,769 231 (N/A) 13.1 (N/A) 301 (N/A) 17.0 (N/A)
Pennsylvania 3,554 360 (N/A) 10.1 (N/A) 466 (N/A) 13.1 (N/A)
Rhode Island 2,000 246 (N/A) 12.3 (N/A) 311 (N/A) 15.6 (N/A)
South Carolina 1,653 228 (N/A) 13.8 (N/A) 286 (N/A) 17.3 (N/A)
South Dakota 1,889 278 (N/A) 14.7 (N/A) 356 (N/A) 18.8 (N/A)
Tennessee 1,608 241 (N/A) 15.0 (N/A) 333 (N/A) 20.7 (N/A)
Texas 7,467 1,146 (N/A) 15.3 (N/A) 1,571 (N/A) 21.0 (N/A)
Utah 1,505 133 (N/A) 8.8 (N/A) 163 (N/A) 10.8 (N/A)
Vermont 1,656 141 (N/A) 8.5 (N/A) 190 (N/A) 11.5 (N/A)
Virginia 2,710 251 (N/A) 9.3 (N/A) 320 (N/A) 11.8 (N/A)
Washington 2,176 223 (N/A) 10.2 (N/A) 291 (N/A) 13.4 (N/A)
West Virginia 1,217 194 (N/A) 15.9 (N/A) 239 (N/A) 19.6 (N/A)
Wisconsin 2,267 231 (N/A) 10.2 (N/A) 292 (N/A) 12.9 (N/A)
Wyoming 1,566 142 (N/A) 9.1 (N/A) 188 (N/A) 12.0 (N/A)

Poverty Footnotes

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