While the poverty rate is the percentage of people living below the poverty level, it does not capture the entire population that struggles to make ends meet. Looking at the percent of the population with incomes below 200%, or twice the poverty level, can give a more complete picture of how many people have low incomes.
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Note: Rankings based on American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates should be interpreted with caution. These data are based on samples drawn from the larger population. Data value differences between geographic units may not be statistically significant, particularly in areas with small populations.
Source: 2013: American Community Survey (ACS) 20092013 5-year estimates, American Factfinder, (http://factfinder2.census.gov/)