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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 65 Years and Over

SAMPLE PERSON COUNT
United States 21,856 2,116 (N/A) 9.7 (N/A) 3,323 (N/A) 15.2 (N/A)
Alabama 290 34 (N/A) 11.7 (N/A) 67 (N/A) 23.1 (N/A)
Alaska 214 23 (N/A) 10.7 (N/A) 31 (N/A) 14.5 (N/A)
Arizona 266 47 (N/A) 17.7 (N/A) 61 (N/A) 22.9 (N/A)
Arkansas 253 33 (N/A) 13.0 (N/A) 50 (N/A) 19.8 (N/A)
California 1,843 190 (N/A) 10.3 (N/A) 292 (N/A) 15.8 (N/A)
Colorado 383 27 (N/A) 7.0 (N/A) 43 (N/A) 11.2 (N/A)
Connecticut 498 37 (N/A) 7.4 (N/A) 58 (N/A) 11.6 (N/A)
Delaware 398 33 (N/A) 8.3 (N/A) 52 (N/A) 13.1 (N/A)
District of Columbia 304 44 (N/A) 14.5 (N/A) 67 (N/A) 22.0 (N/A)
Florida 1,233 115 (N/A) 9.3 (N/A) 179 (N/A) 14.5 (N/A)
Georgia 346 61 (N/A) 17.6 (N/A) 85 (N/A) 24.6 (N/A)
Hawaii 536 50 (N/A) 9.3 (N/A) 82 (N/A) 15.3 (N/A)
Idaho 208 23 (N/A) 11.1 (N/A) 35 (N/A) 16.8 (N/A)
Illinois 627 51 (N/A) 8.1 (N/A) 82 (N/A) 13.1 (N/A)
Indiana 345 19 (N/A) 5.5 (N/A) 34 (N/A) 9.9 (N/A)
Iowa 328 20 (N/A) 6.1 (N/A) 38 (N/A) 11.6 (N/A)
Kansas 285 18 (N/A) 6.3 (N/A) 38 (N/A) 13.3 (N/A)
Kentucky 292 31 (N/A) 10.6 (N/A) 51 (N/A) 17.5 (N/A)
Louisiana 235 27 (N/A) 11.5 (N/A) 41 (N/A) 17.4 (N/A)
Maine 434 32 (N/A) 7.4 (N/A) 58 (N/A) 13.4 (N/A)
Maryland 497 49 (N/A) 9.9 (N/A) 75 (N/A) 15.1 (N/A)
Massachusetts 381 32 (N/A) 8.4 (N/A) 51 (N/A) 13.4 (N/A)
Michigan 492 32 (N/A) 6.5 (N/A) 56 (N/A) 11.4 (N/A)
Minnesota 454 24 (N/A) 5.3 (N/A) 50 (N/A) 11.0 (N/A)
Mississippi 252 45 (N/A) 17.9 (N/A) 67 (N/A) 26.6 (N/A)
Missouri 336 27 (N/A) 8.0 (N/A) 44 (N/A) 13.1 (N/A)
Montana 207 13 (N/A) 6.3 (N/A) 29 (N/A) 14.0 (N/A)
Nebraska 318 23 (N/A) 7.2 (N/A) 33 (N/A) 10.4 (N/A)
Nevada 334 37 (N/A) 11.1 (N/A) 55 (N/A) 16.5 (N/A)
New Hampshire 399 31 (N/A) 7.8 (N/A) 45 (N/A) 11.3 (N/A)
New Jersey 431 39 (N/A) 9.0 (N/A) 55 (N/A) 12.8 (N/A)
New Mexico 239 27 (N/A) 11.3 (N/A) 44 (N/A) 18.4 (N/A)
New York 1,016 119 (N/A) 11.7 (N/A) 188 (N/A) 18.5 (N/A)
North Carolina 454 49 (N/A) 10.8 (N/A) 73 (N/A) 16.1 (N/A)
North Dakota 214 19 (N/A) 8.9 (N/A) 31 (N/A) 14.5 (N/A)
Ohio 568 45 (N/A) 7.9 (N/A) 75 (N/A) 13.2 (N/A)
Oklahoma 299 18 (N/A) 6.0 (N/A) 39 (N/A) 13.0 (N/A)
Oregon 328 35 (N/A) 10.7 (N/A) 43 (N/A) 13.1 (N/A)
Pennsylvania 721 75 (N/A) 10.4 (N/A) 104 (N/A) 14.4 (N/A)
Rhode Island 336 31 (N/A) 9.2 (N/A) 49 (N/A) 14.6 (N/A)
South Carolina 347 40 (N/A) 11.5 (N/A) 64 (N/A) 18.4 (N/A)
South Dakota 329 32 (N/A) 9.7 (N/A) 44 (N/A) 13.4 (N/A)
Tennessee 318 37 (N/A) 11.6 (N/A) 61 (N/A) 19.2 (N/A)
Texas 1,048 129 (N/A) 12.3 (N/A) 205 (N/A) 19.6 (N/A)
Utah 188 15 (N/A) 8.0 (N/A) 22 (N/A) 11.7 (N/A)
Vermont 286 25 (N/A) 8.7 (N/A) 36 (N/A) 12.6 (N/A)
Virginia 444 45 (N/A) 10.1 (N/A) 63 (N/A) 14.2 (N/A)
Washington 320 31 (N/A) 9.7 (N/A) 51 (N/A) 15.9 (N/A)
West Virginia 275 32 (N/A) 11.6 (N/A) 41 (N/A) 14.9 (N/A)
Wisconsin 446 27 (N/A) 6.1 (N/A) 51 (N/A) 11.4 (N/A)
Wyoming 261 18 (N/A) 6.9 (N/A) 35 (N/A) 13.4 (N/A)

Poverty Footnotes

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