Poverty Rates, 20132017

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 Persons for Whom Poverty Status is Determined, 20132017Persons Below Poverty Level, 20132017Poverty Rate, 20132017Poverty Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 20132017
United States313,048,563 45,650,345 14.6% 100.0%
Appalachian Region24,713,230 4,017,654 16.3% 111.5%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama4,729,116 849,699 18.0% 123.2%
Georgia9,931,935 1,679,030 16.9% 115.9%
Kentucky4,287,887 783,586 18.3% 125.3%
Maryland5,856,088 566,966 9.7% 66.4%
Mississippi2,890,123 620,007 21.5% 147.1%
New York19,285,448 2,908,471 15.1% 103.4%
North Carolina9,783,738 1,579,871 16.1% 110.7%
Ohio11,289,161 1,683,890 14.9% 102.3%
Pennsylvania12,377,251 1,623,537 13.1% 90.0%
South Carolina4,751,345 790,657 16.6% 114.1%
Tennessee6,436,601 1,072,360 16.7% 114.2%
Virginia8,116,130 906,838 11.2% 76.6%
West Virginia1,784,004 317,089 17.8% 121.9%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama3,029,357 506,115 16.7% 114.6%
Appalachian Georgia3,090,049 423,236 13.7% 93.9%
Appalachian Kentucky1,132,081 289,292 25.6% 175.2%
Appalachian Maryland234,632 32,260 13.7% 94.3%
Appalachian Mississippi609,234 130,899 21.5% 147.3%
Appalachian New York985,602 161,976 16.4% 112.7%
Appalachian North Carolina1,686,212 288,986 17.1% 117.5%
Appalachian Ohio1,946,033 335,117 17.2% 118.1%
Appalachian Pennsylvania5,509,247 731,243 13.3% 91.0%
Appalachian South Carolina1,204,101 186,415 15.5% 106.2%
Appalachian Tennessee2,780,682 482,054 17.3% 118.9%
Appalachian Virginia721,996 132,972 18.4% 126.3%
West Virginia1,784,004 317,089 17.8% 121.9%