13.4%
United States
Poverty Rate
United States Population:
324,697,795
Population for whom poverty status is determined:
Overall
316,715,051
Population Under 18
72,235,700
Population 25 & Over
217,053,981
Population over 65
49,488,799

Living In Poverty
Individuals
13.4% (42,510,843)
Children (Under 18)
18.5% (13,377,778)
Adults 25+
10.7% (23,273,165)
Senior Citizens 65+
9.3% (4,587,432)
United States
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Education & Poverty
Education Attainment for Adults 25+ (217,053,981)
Total Population
No Degree
11.8%
High School
26.7%
Associate
29.0%
Bachelors +
32.5%
Living in Poverty
No Degree
24.9%
High School
13.6%
Associate
9.6%
Bachelors +
4.3%
Employment & Poverty
Hourly Wage for FMR, 2BR Apt
$20.30
Median Income
$41,081
Median Income w/ HS Diploma
$31,264
Male Median Earnings
$37,578
Female Median Earnings
$25,066
Health & Poverty
No Health Insurance
Employed
11.0%
Unemployed
27.6%
Free/Reduced Lunch Program
29.7 million children
Gender & Poverty
Male
12.2% (18,909,451)
Female
14.6% (23,601,392)
Of those families with
Female Heads of Household
and Children Present
36.1%
Live in Poverty
Race & Poverty
White
11.2% (25,658,220)
African American
23.0% (9,114,217)
Hispanic/Latino
19.6% (11,256,244)
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