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POV46: Poverty Status by State: 2010

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2011 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) State Factors A Parameter B Parameter
All Ages (1)

WEIGHTED PERSON COUNT
United States 305,688 46,180 456 15.1 0.1 60,443 507 19.8 0.2 1.00 -.000017 5,282
Alabama 4,672 808 61 17.3 1.3 1,017 66 21.8 1.4 1.05 -.001190 5,282
Alaska 692 86 8 12.4 1.2 109 9 15.7 1.3 0.18 -.001381 5,282
Arizona 6,689 1,241 81 18.6 1.2 1,610 89 24.1 1.3 1.23 -.000979 5,282
Arkansas 2,878 445 37 15.5 1.3 653 43 22.7 1.5 0.68 -.001251 5,282
California 37,168 6,077 183 16.3 0.5 8,013 204 21.6 0.5 1.25 -.000179 5,282
Colorado 5,046 617 59 12.2 1.2 804 65 15.9 1.3 1.20 -.001256 5,282
Connecticut 3,492 292 35 8.3 1.0 375 39 10.7 1.1 0.88 -.001337 5,282
Delaware 880 106 10 12.1 1.2 147 12 16.6 1.4 0.22 -.001321 5,282
District of Columbia 608 121 10 19.9 1.6 144 10 23.7 1.7 0.18 -.001566 5,282
Florida 18,514 2,962 121 16.0 0.7 3,787 133 20.5 0.7 1.12 -.000321 5,282
Georgia 9,823 1,836 92 18.7 0.9 2,337 101 23.8 1.0 1.08 -.000585 5,282
Hawaii 1,252 152 14 12.1 1.1 209 16 16.7 1.3 0.29 -.001218 5,282
Idaho 1,529 214 19 14.0 1.2 304 22 19.9 1.4 0.36 -.001232 5,282
Illinois 12,892 1,817 96 14.1 0.7 2,517 110 19.5 0.9 1.13 -.000467 5,282
Indiana 6,341 1,035 70 16.3 1.1 1,240 75 19.5 1.2 1.08 -.000897 5,282
Iowa 2,955 305 33 10.3 1.1 433 39 14.6 1.3 0.77 -.001361 5,282
Kansas 2,754 394 36 14.3 1.3 518 40 18.8 1.5 0.73 -.001380 5,282
Kentucky 4,276 758 59 17.7 1.4 1,030 66 24.1 1.5 1.05 -.001298 5,282
Louisiana 4,432 958 65 21.6 1.5 1,269 71 28.6 1.6 1.05 -.001246 5,282
Maine 1,282 161 17 12.5 1.3 206 19 16.1 1.5 0.39 -.001591 5,282
Maryland 5,724 620 57 10.8 1.0 783 63 13.7 1.1 1.13 -.001053 5,282
Massachusetts 6,605 702 59 10.6 0.9 966 68 14.6 1.0 1.06 -.000853 5,282
Michigan 9,760 1,511 86 15.5 0.9 1,950 95 20.0 1.0 1.09 -.000588 5,282
Minnesota 5,182 544 52 10.5 1.0 739 60 14.3 1.2 1.07 -.001079 5,282
Mississippi 2,921 664 44 22.7 1.5 849 47 29.1 1.6 0.71 -.001295 5,282
Missouri 5,967 885 66 14.8 1.1 1,139 73 19.1 1.2 1.11 -.000991 5,282
Montana 969 136 12 14.0 1.3 190 14 19.6 1.4 0.24 -.001311 5,282
Nebraska 1,787 182 20 10.2 1.1 270 24 15.1 1.3 0.46 -.001358 5,282
Nevada 2,638 432 36 16.4 1.4 549 39 20.8 1.5 0.67 -.001347 5,282
New Hampshire 1,299 85 12 6.6 0.9 126 14 9.7 1.1 0.34 -.001373 5,282
New Jersey 8,663 931 70 10.7 0.8 1,242 79 14.3 0.9 1.12 -.000684 5,282
New Mexico 2,014 376 31 18.6 1.5 504 34 25.0 1.7 0.58 -.001521 5,282
New York 19,269 3,086 127 16.0 0.7 4,055 141 21.0 0.7 1.17 -.000319 5,282
North Carolina 9,225 1,609 88 17.4 1.0 2,035 97 22.1 1.0 1.11 -.000631 5,282
North Dakota 633 77 8 12.2 1.2 97 8 15.4 1.3 0.16 -.001317 5,282
Ohio 11,332 1,739 92 15.3 0.8 2,117 100 18.7 0.9 1.09 -.000507 5,282
Oklahoma 3,668 597 49 16.3 1.3 788 55 21.5 1.5 0.91 -.001314 5,282
Oregon 3,760 535 50 14.2 1.3 694 55 18.5 1.5 1.01 -.001393 5,282
Pennsylvania 12,440 1,521 88 12.2 0.7 1,962 98 15.8 0.8 1.09 -.000463 5,282
Rhode Island 1,047 142 14 13.6 1.3 181 15 17.3 1.5 0.30 -.001520 5,282
South Carolina 4,521 767 60 17.0 1.3 952 65 21.1 1.4 1.06 -.001241 5,282
South Dakota 805 106 9 13.2 1.1 139 10 17.2 1.3 0.17 -.001111 5,282
Tennessee 6,302 1,050 71 16.7 1.1 1,364 78 21.6 1.2 1.08 -.000911 5,282
Texas 25,129 4,635 160 18.4 0.6 6,156 177 24.5 0.7 1.28 -.000271 5,282
Utah 2,828 283 27 10.0 1.0 390 31 13.8 1.1 0.54 -.001006 5,282
Vermont 621 67 8 10.8 1.2 90 9 14.6 1.4 0.18 -.001542 5,282
Virginia 7,764 832 65 10.7 0.8 1,076 73 13.9 0.9 1.08 -.000734 5,282
Washington 6,708 774 64 11.5 1.0 1,080 74 16.1 1.1 1.15 -.000908 5,282
West Virginia 1,800 304 23 16.9 1.3 409 26 22.7 1.4 0.39 -.001142 5,282
Wisconsin 5,599 553 54 9.9 1.0 761 62 13.6 1.1 1.10 -.001038 5,282
Wyoming 535 51 6 9.6 1.1 70 7 13.1 1.3 0.15 -.001468 5,282

Poverty Footnotes

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division: Poverty |  Last Revised: January 14, 2013