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United States  | 2018 Poverty Statistics, All People Below Poverty Level Percent
11.8 %
An '-' indicates that either no sample observations or too few sample observations were available to compute an estimate, or a ratio of medians cannot be calculated because one or both of the median estimates falls in the lowest interval or upper interval of an open-ended distribution.
An '-' following a median estimate means the median falls in the lowest interval of an open-ended distribution.
An '+' following a median estimate means the median falls in the upper interval of an open-ended distribution.
An 'N' indicates that data for this geographic area cannot be displayed because the number of sample cases is too small.
An '(X)' means that the estimate is not applicable or not available.
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An '-' indicates that either no sample observations or too few sample observations were available to compute an estimate, or a ratio of medians cannot be calculated because one or both of the median estimates falls in the lowest interval or upper interval of an open-ended distribution.
An '-' following a median estimate means the median falls in the lowest interval of an open-ended distribution.
An '+' following a median estimate means the median falls in the upper interval of an open-ended distribution.
An 'N' indicates that data for this geographic area cannot be displayed because the number of sample cases is too small.
An '(X)' means that the estimate is not applicable or not available.

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Detailed annual tables on poverty across a number of individual and family characteristics...Skip Header CLOSE Search Browse by Topic Explore Data Library Surveys/ Programs...Hispanic Origin Housing Income ...
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...earnings but more women than men live in poverty....Skip Header CLOSE Search Browse by Topic Explore Data Library Surveys/ Programs...Hispanic Origin Housing Income and Poverty International Trade...
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...percentage of people in poverty by county in the United States using this visualization...Skip Header CLOSE Search Browse by Topic Explore Data Library Surveys/ Programs...Hispanic Origin H...
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...(ACS) 1-year estimates to analyze poverty rates for 2018....Skip Header CLOSE Search Browse by Topic Explore Data Library Surveys/ Programs...Hispanic Origin Housing Income and Poverty Internation...
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...the 2017 median, and the official poverty rate decreased 0.5 percentage points...Skip Header CLOSE Search Browse by Topic Explore Data Library Surveys/ Programs...Hispanic Origin Housing Income and Po...
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