Poverty:
Families in Poverty

For the Year

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Percent of Families in Poverty, 2005 (%)90% Margin of Error (+/-), Percent of Families in Poverty, 2007 (%)Total Families90 % Margin of Error (+/-), Total FamiliesFamilies with Income in the past 12 months below poverty level90% Margin of Error (+/-), Families with Income in the past 12 months below poverty level
Alabama
13.10.61245126102671629436985
Alaska
6.50.91623453643104791522
Arizona
10.20.41491772139541519736630
Arkansas
13.70.8756113103481035295709
California
9.30.283306842712177418313795
Colorado
8.40.51202485106911007625794
Connecticut
5.70.48854717409503533653
Delaware
7.50.92244514325169162128
Florida
8.60.246262152653839777111413
Georgia
10.70.32328569185972492937851
Hawaii
5.40.73066234387164462044
Idaho
8.90.63975765484352402470
Illinois
8.80.33180087189312795239798
Indiana
8.70.31662403133081451145167
Iowa
7.40.47943208485584333338
Kansas
7.70.57281368195559093459
Kentucky
13.20.61114146136211473616252
Louisiana
14.60.51080025109401579825488
Maine
7.90.73555476511279222480
Maryland
5.40.3139224711564757484819
Massachusetts
7.30.41561198133961133006201
Michigan
10.10.32560681140892574887689
Minnesota
6.50.313533909195874563998
Mississippi
16.30.875379795641226875688
Missouri
9.50.41534274130261457775606
Montana
9.71.02407274609234342306
Nebraska
8.20.64595036026375782632
Nevada
7.50.76317207910473074364
New Hampshire
4.60.63419225518155622012
New Jersey
6.30.32185324163171383576889
New Mexico
14.20.94825436995686774194
New York
10.30.245948232101747391010787
North Carolina
10.60.42366894165052516748359
North Dakota
7.50.91681283882125661453
Ohio
9.70.32962303175672871157874
Oklahoma
11.90.593637884061110864953
Oregon
8.90.59407719074834384839
Pennsylvania
8.10.33198199171452588068346
Rhode Island
8.31.02539414954211092539
South Carolina
11.20.51152062124271285625690
South Dakota
8.91.02052064366181682044
Tennessee
12.00.41606220143731923376650
Texas
12.80.257908232673073834011904
Utah
6.90.56299017327431573140
Vermont
6.40.81639793747105691330
Virginia
7.10.31964204150491397676679
Washington
7.80.31619537116791269805334
West Virginia
13.00.74913837377636453445
Wisconsin
7.10.31461841114431044804158
Wyoming
5.21.1135066371470151484
Nation
9.50.075119260150790716232535011

 Source: 2007 American Community Survey