Poverty Rates, 20062010

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 Persons for Whom Poverty Status is Determined, 20062010Persons Below Poverty Level, 20062010Poverty Rate, 20062010Poverty Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 20062010
United States296,141,149 40,917,513 13.8% 100.0%
Appalachian Region24,244,056 3,791,020 15.6% 113.2%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama4,596,836 786,544 17.1% 123.8%
Georgia9,204,793 1,445,752 15.7% 113.7%
Kentucky4,157,077 735,782 17.7% 128.1%
Maryland5,557,115 476,732 8.6% 62.1%
Mississippi2,845,365 604,272 21.2% 153.7%
New York18,710,113 2,650,166 14.2% 102.5%
North Carolina9,013,443 1,399,945 15.5% 112.4%
Ohio11,199,642 1,586,292 14.2% 102.5%
Pennsylvania12,199,544 1,509,858 12.4% 89.6%
South Carolina4,369,147 716,537 16.4% 118.7%
Tennessee6,075,066 1,002,467 16.5% 119.4%
Virginia7,595,386 781,516 10.3% 74.5%
West Virginia1,789,092 310,495 17.4% 125.6%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama2,947,863 465,256 15.8% 114.2%
Appalachian Georgia2,802,406 365,389 13.0% 94.4%
Appalachian Kentucky1,144,664 279,679 24.4% 176.8%
Appalachian Maryland236,844 28,025 11.8% 85.6%
Appalachian Mississippi609,056 138,500 22.7% 164.6%
Appalachian New York1,010,347 151,732 15.0% 108.7%
Appalachian North Carolina1,628,120 261,543 16.1% 116.3%
Appalachian Ohio1,982,449 324,787 16.4% 118.6%
Appalachian Pennsylvania5,571,977 714,893 12.8% 92.9%
Appalachian South Carolina1,109,604 169,033 15.2% 110.3%
Appalachian Tennessee2,677,523 452,975 16.9% 122.4%
Appalachian Virginia734,111 128,713 17.5% 126.9%
West Virginia1,789,092 310,495 17.4% 125.6%