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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
Related Children Under
18 Years of Age (9)

WEIGHTED PERSON COUNT
United States 73,227 15,730 228 21.5 0.3 19,990 249 27.3 0.3 1.00 -.000049 4,072
Alabama 1,123 272 33 24.2 2.6 336 37 30.0 2.8 1.05 -.000917 4,072
Alaska 183 28 4 15.6 2.3 36 5 19.5 2.5 0.18 -.001165 4,072
Arizona 1,743 477 47 27.3 2.4 595 52 34.1 2.5 1.23 -.000755 4,072
Arkansas 687 150 20 21.8 2.6 206 23 30.0 2.9 0.68 -.000964 4,072
California 9,330 2,142 101 23.0 1.0 2,718 113 29.1 1.1 1.25 -.000138 4,072
Colorado 1,231 228 33 18.5 2.4 280 36 22.8 2.6 1.20 -.000968 4,072
Connecticut 807 91 18 11.3 2.1 120 20 14.9 2.4 0.88 -.001031 4,072
Delaware 204 36 6 17.5 2.5 48 6 23.3 2.8 0.22 -.001018 4,072
District of Columbia 113 38 5 33.5 3.8 44 5 38.5 3.9 0.18 -.001207 4,072
Florida 3,962 883 62 22.3 1.4 1,089 68 27.5 1.5 1.12 -.000247 4,072
Georgia 2,550 630 51 24.7 1.8 772 56 30.3 1.9 1.08 -.000451 4,072
Hawaii 287 54 8 18.9 2.5 73 9 25.5 2.8 0.29 -.000939 4,072
Idaho 413 78 10 18.9 2.3 120 13 28.9 2.7 0.36 -.000950 4,072
Illinois 3,097 639 53 20.6 1.6 888 62 28.7 1.7 1.13 -.000360 4,072
Indiana 1,554 392 40 25.2 2.3 457 43 29.4 2.4 1.08 -.000691 4,072
Iowa 690 86 16 12.5 2.2 127 20 18.4 2.6 0.77 -.001049 4,072
Kansas 685 158 21 23.1 2.8 195 23 28.4 3.0 0.73 -.001064 4,072
Kentucky 971 240 31 24.7 2.9 312 35 32.1 3.1 1.05 -.001001 4,072
Louisiana 1,142 349 37 30.5 2.8 464 42 40.7 3.0 1.05 -.000960 4,072
Maine 254 45 8 17.8 3.0 54 9 21.3 3.2 0.39 -.001227 4,072
Maryland 1,329 180 28 13.6 2.0 219 31 16.5 2.2 1.13 -.000812 4,072
Massachusetts 1,386 174 27 12.6 1.8 236 31 17.0 2.1 1.06 -.000657 4,072
Michigan 2,251 460 44 20.4 1.8 597 50 26.5 2.0 1.09 -.000454 4,072
Minnesota 1,243 173 27 13.9 2.1 219 30 17.6 2.3 1.07 -.000832 4,072
Mississippi 743 251 26 33.7 2.9 302 28 40.6 3.1 0.71 -.000998 4,072
Missouri 1,355 278 35 20.5 2.3 347 38 25.6 2.5 1.11 -.000764 4,072
Montana 205 40 6 19.2 2.7 50 7 24.5 3.0 0.24 -.001011 4,072
Nebraska 446 62 11 13.9 2.2 94 13 21.0 2.6 0.46 -.001047 4,072
Nevada 658 155 20 23.6 2.7 197 22 30.0 2.9 0.67 -.001038 4,072
New Hampshire 270 17 5 6.2 1.7 25 6 9.3 2.1 0.34 -.001059 4,072
New Jersey 1,989 255 34 12.8 1.6 354 39 17.8 1.8 1.12 -.000528 4,072
New Mexico 516 142 18 27.6 3.0 188 20 36.5 3.3 0.58 -.001172 4,072
New York 4,338 1,045 69 24.1 1.4 1,299 76 29.9 1.5 1.17 -.000246 4,072
North Carolina 2,256 623 51 27.6 2.0 746 56 33.1 2.1 1.11 -.000487 4,072
North Dakota 144 23 4 16.1 2.5 29 4 20.2 2.7 0.16 -.001015 4,072
Ohio 2,613 597 50 22.9 1.7 673 53 25.7 1.8 1.09 -.000391 4,072
Oklahoma 944 236 29 25.0 2.7 308 32 32.6 2.9 0.91 -.001013 4,072
Oregon 827 175 26 21.2 2.9 224 29 27.1 3.1 1.01 -.001074 4,072
Pennsylvania 2,681 440 43 16.4 1.5 546 48 20.4 1.6 1.09 -.000357 4,072
Rhode Island 222 45 7 20.4 3.0 53 8 23.9 3.2 0.30 -.001172 4,072
South Carolina 1,046 269 33 25.7 2.8 317 36 30.3 3.0 1.06 -.000956 4,072
South Dakota 189 29 4 15.5 2.2 41 5 21.6 2.5 0.17 -.000857 4,072
Tennessee 1,450 343 38 23.6 2.3 434 42 30.0 2.5 1.08 -.000702 4,072
Texas 6,945 1,842 94 26.5 1.2 2,398 106 34.5 1.3 1.28 -.000209 4,072
Utah 870 112 15 12.9 1.7 156 18 17.9 1.9 0.54 -.000776 4,072
Vermont 116 16 3 13.5 2.7 21 4 17.9 3.0 0.18 -.001189 4,072
Virginia 1,839 227 31 12.3 1.6 302 36 16.4 1.8 1.08 -.000566 4,072
Washington 1,561 252 34 16.1 2.0 339 39 21.7 2.3 1.15 -.000700 4,072
West Virginia 388 79 11 20.3 2.6 104 12 26.8 2.8 0.39 -.000881 4,072
Wisconsin 1,251 159 26 12.7 2.0 220 31 17.6 2.3 1.10 -.000800 4,072
Wyoming 128 15 3 12.0 2.2 19 3 14.7 2.4 0.15 -.001132 4,072

Poverty Footnotes

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