Poverty Rates, 20052009

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 Persons for Whom Poverty Status is Determined, 20052009Persons Below Poverty Level, 20052009Poverty Rate, 20052009Poverty Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 20052009
United States293,507,923 39,537,240 13.5% 100.0%
Appalachian Region23,914,353 3,677,476 15.4% 114.2%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama4,512,909 757,833 16.8% 124.7%
Georgia9,228,265 1,384,518 15.0% 111.4%
Kentucky4,125,581 719,746 17.4% 129.5%
Maryland5,496,430 449,770 8.2% 60.7%
Mississippi2,821,414 604,204 21.4% 159.0%
New York18,892,662 2,615,897 13.8% 102.8%
North Carolina8,768,580 1,320,816 15.1% 111.8%
Ohio11,194,344 1,526,350 13.6% 101.2%
Pennsylvania12,081,192 1,462,191 12.1% 89.8%
South Carolina4,277,311 676,555 15.8% 117.4%
Tennessee6,001,130 967,189 16.1% 119.6%
Virginia7,467,511 752,446 10.1% 74.8%
West Virginia1,763,346 310,368 17.6% 130.7%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama2,896,227 446,528 15.4% 114.5%
Appalachian Georgia2,743,624 336,319 12.3% 91.0%
Appalachian Kentucky1,152,592 282,739 24.5% 182.1%
Appalachian Maryland232,418 26,475 11.4% 84.6%
Appalachian Mississippi603,547 135,564 22.5% 166.7%
Appalachian New York997,878 150,801 15.1% 112.2%
Appalachian North Carolina1,585,281 242,490 15.3% 113.6%
Appalachian Ohio1,958,620 313,519 16.0% 118.8%
Appalachian Pennsylvania5,518,350 701,758 12.7% 94.4%
Appalachian South Carolina1,093,101 161,567 14.8% 109.7%
Appalachian Tennessee2,646,514 441,371 16.7% 123.8%
Appalachian Virginia722,855 127,977 17.7% 131.4%
West Virginia1,763,346 310,368 17.6% 130.7%