Poverty Rate (%), 2016
RegionValueRank
Mississippi21.01
Louisiana20.12
New Mexico19.13
Kentucky18.24
West Virginia17.95
Alabama17.26
Arkansas17.26
Arizona16.48
Oklahoma16.19
Georgia16.19
Tennessee15.811
Texas15.612
North Carolina15.413
South Carolina15.314
Michigan14.915
Florida14.816
New York14.816
Ohio14.518
California14.419
Nevada14.120
Missouri14.021
Indiana14.021
Idaho13.823
Montana13.424
Oregon13.424
Rhode Island13.326
Illinois13.027
Pennsylvania12.928
South Dakota12.928
Maine12.330
Kansas12.231
Delaware11.832
Wisconsin11.832
Iowa11.734
Nebraska11.335
Vermont11.335
Washington11.335
Colorado11.038
Virginia11.038
Wyoming10.940
Massachusetts10.541
North Dakota10.541
New Jersey10.443
Utah10.244
Connecticut9.945
Alaska9.945
Minnesota9.945
Maryland9.748
Hawaii9.549
New Hampshire7.650