Poverty Rates, 20102014

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 Persons for Whom Poverty Status is Determined, 20102014Persons Below Poverty Level, 20102014Poverty Rate, 20102014Poverty Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 20102014
United States306,226,394 47,755,606 15.6% 100.0%
Appalachian Region24,592,742 4,225,983 17.2% 110.2%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama4,699,510 889,710 18.9% 121.4%
Georgia9,637,418 1,781,388 18.5% 118.5%
Kentucky4,248,233 803,866 18.9% 121.3%
Maryland5,746,140 573,383 10.0% 64.0%
Mississippi2,887,236 653,726 22.6% 145.2%
New York19,082,682 2,978,521 15.6% 100.1%
North Carolina9,496,939 1,669,147 17.6% 112.7%
Ohio11,243,508 1,790,564 15.9% 102.1%
Pennsylvania12,346,333 1,667,858 13.5% 86.6%
South Carolina4,586,819 840,141 18.3% 117.5%
Tennessee6,290,532 1,121,344 17.8% 114.3%
Virginia7,939,332 914,237 11.5% 73.8%
West Virginia1,799,412 326,225 18.1% 116.3%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama3,009,691 532,498 17.7% 113.5%
Appalachian Georgia2,963,361 458,821 15.5% 99.3%
Appalachian Kentucky1,142,273 290,386 25.4% 163.0%
Appalachian Maryland235,962 33,147 14.0% 90.1%
Appalachian Mississippi611,605 143,326 23.4% 150.3%
Appalachian New York1,001,190 167,080 16.7% 107.0%
Appalachian North Carolina1,666,491 317,871 19.1% 122.3%
Appalachian Ohio1,963,948 348,696 17.8% 113.9%
Appalachian Pennsylvania5,558,365 760,581 13.7% 87.7%
Appalachian South Carolina1,164,066 203,162 17.5% 111.9%
Appalachian Tennessee2,743,301 506,428 18.5% 118.4%
Appalachian Virginia733,077 137,762 18.8% 120.5%
West Virginia1,799,412 326,225 18.1% 116.3%