Poverty Rates, 20092013

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 Persons for Whom Poverty Status is Determined, 20092013Persons Below Poverty Level, 20092013Poverty Rate, 20092013Poverty Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 20092013
United States303,692,076 46,663,433 15.4% 100.0%
Appalachian Region24,536,200 4,176,072 17.0% 110.8%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama4,682,976 870,631 18.6% 121.0%
Georgia9,542,869 1,736,680 18.2% 118.4%
Kentucky4,230,912 796,202 18.8% 122.5%
Maryland5,693,236 558,329 9.8% 63.8%
Mississippi2,880,870 653,321 22.7% 147.6%
New York18,975,362 2,903,982 15.3% 99.6%
North Carolina9,396,989 1,643,389 17.5% 113.8%
Ohio11,230,706 1,773,853 15.8% 102.8%
Pennsylvania12,318,805 1,638,820 13.3% 86.6%
South Carolina4,537,414 820,308 18.1% 117.7%
Tennessee6,242,898 1,101,732 17.6% 114.9%
Virginia7,854,136 887,595 11.3% 73.5%
West Virginia1,800,278 321,546 17.9% 116.2%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama3,000,944 520,640 17.3% 112.9%
Appalachian Georgia2,927,029 457,080 15.6% 101.6%
Appalachian Kentucky1,143,081 287,655 25.2% 163.8%
Appalachian Maryland236,071 33,102 14.0% 91.3%
Appalachian Mississippi612,060 143,637 23.5% 152.7%
Appalachian New York1,003,951 164,632 16.4% 106.7%
Appalachian North Carolina1,659,472 312,569 18.8% 122.6%
Appalachian Ohio1,969,505 345,713 17.6% 114.2%
Appalachian Pennsylvania5,565,754 753,500 13.5% 88.1%
Appalachian South Carolina1,152,260 199,353 17.3% 112.6%
Appalachian Tennessee2,731,278 500,654 18.3% 119.3%
Appalachian Virginia734,517 135,991 18.5% 120.5%
West Virginia1,800,278 321,546 17.9% 116.2%