Map Key
  • Less than 15 %
  • 15.1 - 19 %
  • 19.1 - 23 %
  • 23.1 - 27 %
  • More than 27 %
Percentage of children under 18 in related families who had incomes below the poverty line in 2013.
State Child Poverty Rate Rank
New Hampshire 9.7%1st
North Dakota 11.8%2nd
Alaska 11.8%3rd
Hawaii 12.7%4th
Wyoming 12.9%5th
Maryland 13.3%6th
Minnesota 13.7%7th
Connecticut 14.3%8th
Utah 14.4%9th
Vermont 14.6%10th
Virginia 15.4%11th
Iowa 15.7%12th
Massachusetts 16.0%13th
New Jersey 16.4%14th
Colorado 16.5%15th
Maine 17.0%16th
Nebraska 17.3%17th
Delaware 17.6%18th
Wisconsin 18.0%19th
South Dakota 18.2%20th
Washington 18.3%21st
Kansas 18.3%22nd
Idaho 18.8%23rd
Pennsylvania 19.0%24th
Illinois 20.4%25th
Montana 21.0%26th
Oregon 21.1%27th
Rhode Island 21.3%28th
Missouri 21.8%29th
Indiana 21.8%30th
Nevada 22.2%31st
Ohio 22.4%32nd
New York 22.5%33rd
California 23.1%34th
Michigan 23.4%35th
Oklahoma 23.5%36th
Florida 24.2%37th
Texas 24.8%38th
North Carolina 24.9%39th
Kentucky 25.0%40th
Arizona 26.0%41st
Georgia 26.2%42nd
Tennessee 26.2%43rd
West Virginia 26.6%44th
District of Columbia 26.7%45th
Alabama 27.0%46th
South Carolina 27.3%47th
Louisiana 27.4%48th
Arkansas 28.6%49th
New Mexico 31.0%50th
Mississippi 33.7%51st