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United States

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

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Persons in poverty, percent

0.0%
5.0%
10.0%
15.0%
20.0%
25.0%
30.0%
35.0%
40.0%
45.0%
Alabama
14.9%
Alaska
9.6%
Arizona
12.8%
Arkansas
15.2%
California
11.5%
Colorado
9.0%
Connecticut
9.7%
Delaware
10.9%
District of Columbia
15.0%
Florida
12.4%
Georgia
14.0%
Hawaii
8.9%
Idaho
10.1%
Illinois
11.0%
Indiana
11.6%
Iowa
10.2%
Kansas
10.6%
Kentucky
14.9%
Louisiana
17.8%
Maine
10.6%
Maryland
9.0%
Massachusetts
9.4%
Michigan
12.6%
Minnesota
8.3%
Mississippi
18.7%
Missouri
12.1%
Montana
12.4%
Nebraska
9.2%
Nevada
12.5%
New Hampshire
7.0%
New Jersey
9.4%
New Mexico
16.8%
New York
12.7%
North Carolina
12.9%
North Dakota
10.2%
Ohio
12.6%
Oklahoma
14.3%
Oregon
11.0%
Pennsylvania
10.9%
Puerto Rico
43.4%
Rhode Island
10.6%
South Carolina
13.8%
South Dakota
11.6%
Tennessee
13.6%
Texas
13.4%
Utah
7.3%
Vermont
9.4%
Virginia
9.2%
Washington
9.5%
West Virginia
15.8%
Wisconsin
10.0%
Wyoming
9.2%
0.0%
5.0%
10.0%
15.0%
20.0%
25.0%
30.0%
35.0%
40.0%
45.0%
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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