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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.

(Numbers in thousands. 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 185% of poverty (5) Below 200% of poverty (5)  
All income levels Number Standard error (19) Percent Standard error (19) Number Standard error (19) Percent Standard error (19) State Factors A Parameter B Parameter
People 18 to 64

WEIGHTED PERSON COUNT
United States 190,627 51,500 462 27.0 0.2 55,882 476 29.3 0.2 1.00 -.000022 5,282
Alabama 2,903 989 66 34.1 2.1 1,096 68 37.7 2.1 1.05 -.001204 5,282
Alaska 444 92 9 20.7 1.9 98 9 22.1 1.9 0.18 -.001433 5,282
Arizona 4,025 1,268 81 31.5 1.9 1,391 84 34.6 1.9 1.23 -.001002 5,282
Arkansas 1,727 611 41 35.4 2.2 657 43 38.0 2.2 0.68 -.001275 5,282
California 23,195 6,865 192 29.6 0.8 7,400 197 31.9 0.8 1.25 -.000181 5,282
Colorado 3,192 740 63 23.2 1.9 807 65 25.3 1.9 1.20 -.001290 5,282
Connecticut 2,198 378 40 17.2 1.7 411 41 18.7 1.8 0.88 -.001348 5,282
Delaware 540 125 11 23.1 2.0 140 12 25.9 2.0 0.22 -.001343 5,282
District of Columbia 417 115 9 27.5 2.1 123 10 29.4 2.2 0.18 -.001631 5,282
Florida 11,192 3,360 127 30.0 1.1 3,634 131 32.5 1.1 1.12 -.000328 5,282
Georgia 6,209 1,983 95 31.9 1.4 2,125 97 34.2 1.4 1.08 -.000597 5,282
Hawaii 758 184 15 24.2 1.9 202 16 26.7 2.0 0.29 -.001221 5,282
Idaho 922 245 20 26.6 2.0 277 21 30.0 2.1 0.36 -.001254 5,282
Illinois 8,076 2,040 101 25.3 1.2 2,190 104 27.1 1.2 1.13 -.000468 5,282
Indiana 3,875 1,072 71 27.7 1.7 1,170 74 30.2 1.8 1.08 -.000905 5,282
Iowa 1,914 424 38 22.2 1.9 458 40 23.9 2.0 0.77 -.001371 5,282
Kansas 1,691 443 38 26.2 2.1 486 39 28.8 2.2 0.73 -.001399 5,282
Kentucky 2,721 873 62 32.1 2.1 931 63 34.2 2.1 1.05 -.001317 5,282
Louisiana 2,753 761 59 27.6 2.0 820 61 29.8 2.1 1.05 -.001278 5,282
Maine 823 196 19 23.8 2.1 213 19 25.9 2.2 0.39 -.001583 5,282
Maryland 3,662 711 61 19.4 1.6 758 63 20.7 1.6 1.13 -.001076 5,282
Massachusetts 4,166 883 65 21.2 1.5 953 67 22.9 1.5 1.06 -.000872 5,282
Michigan 6,212 1,699 90 27.4 1.4 1,827 93 29.4 1.4 1.09 -.000585 5,282
Minnesota 3,257 653 57 20.0 1.7 699 58 21.5 1.7 1.07 -.001092 5,282
Mississippi 1,679 667 44 39.7 2.3 709 45 42.2 2.3 0.71 -.001301 5,282
Missouri 3,771 1,002 70 26.6 1.7 1,106 72 29.3 1.8 1.11 -.001007 5,282
Montana 610 165 13 27.1 2.0 183 14 30.1 2.1 0.24 -.001323 5,282
Nebraska 1,091 241 22 22.0 2.0 264 23 24.2 2.0 0.46 -.001380 5,282
Nevada 1,654 461 37 27.9 2.1 503 38 30.4 2.1 0.67 -.001363 5,282
New Hampshire 858 130 14 15.2 1.6 145 15 17.0 1.7 0.34 -.001378 5,282
New Jersey 5,545 1,041 74 18.8 1.3 1,145 77 20.6 1.3 1.12 -.000689 5,282
New Mexico 1,196 408 31 34.1 2.4 426 32 35.6 2.4 0.58 -.001554 5,282
New York 12,173 3,185 128 26.2 1.0 3,490 133 28.7 1.0 1.17 -.000321 5,282
North Carolina 5,815 1,712 90 29.4 1.4 1,856 93 31.9 1.5 1.11 -.000643 5,282
North Dakota 409 94 8 23.0 1.9 102 8 24.9 2.0 0.16 -.001348 5,282
Ohio 7,251 1,959 97 27.0 1.3 2,128 100 29.3 1.3 1.09 -.000509 5,282
Oklahoma 2,212 576 48 26.0 2.0 623 50 28.2 2.1 0.91 -.001344 5,282
Oregon 2,421 695 55 28.7 2.1 768 57 31.7 2.2 1.01 -.001413 5,282
Pennsylvania 7,704 1,721 92 22.3 1.1 1,911 96 24.8 1.2 1.09 -.000471 5,282
Rhode Island 667 154 14 23.0 2.1 171 15 25.7 2.1 0.30 -.001536 5,282
South Carolina 2,755 796 60 28.9 2.0 867 62 31.5 2.1 1.06 -.001267 5,282
South Dakota 487 138 10 28.3 1.9 150 10 30.8 2.0 0.17 -.001134 5,282
Tennessee 3,887 1,261 76 32.4 1.8 1,395 78 35.9 1.8 1.08 -.000926 5,282
Texas 15,257 4,894 162 32.1 1.0 5,225 166 34.2 1.0 1.28 -.000280 5,282
Utah 1,674 330 29 19.7 1.6 378 31 22.6 1.7 0.54 -.001036 5,282
Vermont 413 87 8 21.0 2.0 94 9 22.7 2.0 0.18 -.001545 5,282
Virginia 4,938 958 69 19.4 1.3 1,063 72 21.5 1.4 1.08 -.000752 5,282
Washington 4,386 978 71 22.3 1.5 1,061 73 24.2 1.6 1.15 -.000934 5,282
West Virginia 1,107 315 23 28.4 1.9 351 24 31.7 2.0 0.39 -.001150 5,282
Wisconsin 3,456 748 61 21.6 1.7 820 64 23.7 1.7 1.10 -.001044 5,282
Wyoming 336 76 7 22.5 2.0 84 7 24.9 2.1 0.15 -.001495 5,282

Poverty Footnotes

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