3.01 Poverty (1 of 3)

This page displays data from the U.S. Census Bureau on individuals in poverty. The poverty rate is the percentage of the population for whom poverty status is determined, living in households with income below the federal poverty level thresholds.


The population for whom poverty status is determined excludes those living in group quarters (i.e., institutionalized people, people in military barracks, and people in college dormitories) and unrelated individuals under age 15 (e.g., foster children). The county-level, state-level, and national data are based on Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, while the municipal-level data are based on American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. Municipalities with cross-county boundaries are marked with an asterix.