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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 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)
People 18 to 64

SAMPLE PERSON COUNT
United States 127,215 34,344 (N/A) 27.0 (N/A) 37,347 (N/A) 29.4 (N/A)
Alabama 1,390 488 (N/A) 35.1 (N/A) 534 (N/A) 38.4 (N/A)
Alaska 1,724 356 (N/A) 20.6 (N/A) 385 (N/A) 22.3 (N/A)
Arizona 1,645 561 (N/A) 34.1 (N/A) 614 (N/A) 37.3 (N/A)
Arkansas 1,221 443 (N/A) 36.3 (N/A) 479 (N/A) 39.2 (N/A)
California 12,593 3,911 (N/A) 31.1 (N/A) 4,216 (N/A) 33.5 (N/A)
Colorado 2,809 697 (N/A) 24.8 (N/A) 762 (N/A) 27.1 (N/A)
Connecticut 2,798 498 (N/A) 17.8 (N/A) 540 (N/A) 19.3 (N/A)
Delaware 1,894 444 (N/A) 23.4 (N/A) 503 (N/A) 26.6 (N/A)
District of Columbia 1,771 486 (N/A) 27.4 (N/A) 523 (N/A) 29.5 (N/A)
Florida 5,113 1,533 (N/A) 30.0 (N/A) 1,670 (N/A) 32.7 (N/A)
Georgia 2,877 944 (N/A) 32.8 (N/A) 1,016 (N/A) 35.3 (N/A)
Hawaii 2,227 533 (N/A) 23.9 (N/A) 584 (N/A) 26.2 (N/A)
Idaho 1,395 407 (N/A) 29.2 (N/A) 455 (N/A) 32.6 (N/A)
Illinois 3,932 1,049 (N/A) 26.7 (N/A) 1,131 (N/A) 28.8 (N/A)
Indiana 1,760 490 (N/A) 27.8 (N/A) 534 (N/A) 30.3 (N/A)
Iowa 2,289 536 (N/A) 23.4 (N/A) 582 (N/A) 25.4 (N/A)
Kansas 1,740 477 (N/A) 27.4 (N/A) 524 (N/A) 30.1 (N/A)
Kentucky 1,778 585 (N/A) 32.9 (N/A) 628 (N/A) 35.3 (N/A)
Louisiana 1,206 339 (N/A) 28.1 (N/A) 368 (N/A) 30.5 (N/A)
Maine 2,193 531 (N/A) 24.2 (N/A) 580 (N/A) 26.4 (N/A)
Maryland 3,090 604 (N/A) 19.5 (N/A) 645 (N/A) 20.9 (N/A)
Massachusetts 1,848 418 (N/A) 22.6 (N/A) 452 (N/A) 24.5 (N/A)
Michigan 2,937 819 (N/A) 27.9 (N/A) 881 (N/A) 30.0 (N/A)
Minnesota 2,855 596 (N/A) 20.9 (N/A) 641 (N/A) 22.5 (N/A)
Mississippi 1,163 474 (N/A) 40.8 (N/A) 507 (N/A) 43.6 (N/A)
Missouri 2,112 574 (N/A) 27.2 (N/A) 634 (N/A) 30.0 (N/A)
Montana 1,081 312 (N/A) 28.9 (N/A) 339 (N/A) 31.4 (N/A)
Nebraska 1,791 400 (N/A) 22.3 (N/A) 443 (N/A) 24.7 (N/A)
Nevada 2,048 604 (N/A) 29.5 (N/A) 655 (N/A) 32.0 (N/A)
New Hampshire 2,470 375 (N/A) 15.2 (N/A) 419 (N/A) 17.0 (N/A)
New Jersey 2,799 562 (N/A) 20.1 (N/A) 617 (N/A) 22.0 (N/A)
New Mexico 1,245 438 (N/A) 35.2 (N/A) 453 (N/A) 36.4 (N/A)
New York 5,558 1,549 (N/A) 27.9 (N/A) 1,694 (N/A) 30.5 (N/A)
North Carolina 2,481 755 (N/A) 30.4 (N/A) 826 (N/A) 33.3 (N/A)
North Dakota 1,480 345 (N/A) 23.3 (N/A) 380 (N/A) 25.7 (N/A)
Ohio 3,329 917 (N/A) 27.5 (N/A) 1,002 (N/A) 30.1 (N/A)
Oklahoma 1,536 421 (N/A) 27.4 (N/A) 451 (N/A) 29.4 (N/A)
Oregon 1,769 520 (N/A) 29.4 (N/A) 576 (N/A) 32.6 (N/A)
Pennsylvania 3,554 812 (N/A) 22.8 (N/A) 899 (N/A) 25.3 (N/A)
Rhode Island 2,000 510 (N/A) 25.5 (N/A) 565 (N/A) 28.3 (N/A)
South Carolina 1,653 507 (N/A) 30.7 (N/A) 549 (N/A) 33.2 (N/A)
South Dakota 1,889 561 (N/A) 29.7 (N/A) 612 (N/A) 32.4 (N/A)
Tennessee 1,608 524 (N/A) 32.6 (N/A) 578 (N/A) 35.9 (N/A)
Texas 7,467 2,537 (N/A) 34.0 (N/A) 2,698 (N/A) 36.1 (N/A)
Utah 1,505 319 (N/A) 21.2 (N/A) 363 (N/A) 24.1 (N/A)
Vermont 1,656 349 (N/A) 21.1 (N/A) 376 (N/A) 22.7 (N/A)
Virginia 2,710 531 (N/A) 19.6 (N/A) 595 (N/A) 22.0 (N/A)
Washington 2,176 513 (N/A) 23.6 (N/A) 556 (N/A) 25.6 (N/A)
West Virginia 1,217 351 (N/A) 28.8 (N/A) 392 (N/A) 32.2 (N/A)
Wisconsin 2,267 486 (N/A) 21.4 (N/A) 536 (N/A) 23.6 (N/A)
Wyoming 1,566 353 (N/A) 22.5 (N/A) 385 (N/A) 24.6 (N/A)

Poverty Footnotes

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