14.1%
New York State
Poverty Rate
State Population:
19,572,319
Population for whom poverty status is determined:
Overall
19,063,180
Population Under 18
4,031,379
Population 25 & Over
13,434,045
Population over 65
3,051,799

Living In Poverty
Individuals
14.1% (2,681,277)
Children (Under 18)
19.6% (791,913)
Adults 25+
11.7% (1,568,852)
Senior Citizens 65+
11.5% (350,709)
New York State
New York State Community Action Association
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Education & Poverty
Education Attainment for Adults 25+ (13,434,045)
Total Population
No Degree
12.9%
High School
25.7%
Associate
24.4%
Bachelors +
36.9%
Living in Poverty
No Degree
28.0%
High School
14.6%
Associate
10.3%
Bachelors +
4.9%
Employment & Poverty
Living Wage for 1 Adult, 1 Child
$36
Hourly Wage for FMR, 2BR Apt
$32.53
Median Income
$45,479
Median Income w/ HS Diploma
$32,153
Male Median Earnings
$39,044
Female Median Earnings
$26,136
Health & Poverty
No Health Insurance
Employed
7.7%
Unemployed
15.7%
Free/Reduced Lunch Program
75%
Gender & Poverty
Male
12.7% (1,174,844)
Female
15.3% (1,506,433)
Of those families with
Female Heads of Household
and Children Present
34.9%
Live in Poverty
Race & Poverty
White
10.4% (1,268,529)
African American
21.1% (621,618)
Hispanic/Latino
22.3% (808,858)
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