Poverty rate in the United States 2018, by state

This graph shows the poverty rate in the United States among all people in 2018, by state. In 2018, 16.8 percent of the population in Alabama were living below the poverty line.

Poverty rate in the United States in 2018, by state

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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

The U.S. Census Bureau uses a set of dollar value thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who is in poverty.

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