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 2018
State Child Poverty Rate Rank
Utah 9.3%1st
North Dakota 9.7%2nd
New Hampshire 10.2%3rd
Vermont 11.1%4th
Maryland 11.2%5th
Minnesota 11.3%6th
Colorado 11.5%7th
Hawaii 11.6%8th
Massachusetts 11.8%9th
Washington 12.1%10th
Nebraska 12.4%11th
Iowa 13.1%12th
Virginia 13.3%13th
New Jersey 13.5%14th
Alaska 13.5%15th
Wyoming 13.6%16th
Wisconsin 13.6%17th
Connecticut 13.7%18th
Maine 13.8%19th
Idaho 14.0%20th
Kansas 14.5%21st
Oregon 15.1%22nd
Montana 15.2%23rd
Illinois 15.9%24th
South Dakota 16.0%25th
Pennsylvania 16.4%26th
California 17.1%27th
Nevada 17.3%28th
Indiana 17.5%29th
Rhode Island 17.5%30th
Missouri 17.9%31st
New York 18.2%32nd
Delaware 18.5%33rd
Michigan 19.1%34th
Ohio 19.2%35th
Florida 19.3%36th
North Carolina 19.7%37th
Arizona 19.8%38th
Georgia 20.2%39th
Texas 20.9%40th
Oklahoma 21.3%41st
Tennessee 22.1%42nd
South Carolina 22.4%43rd
Kentucky 22.7%44th
District of Columbia 22.9%45th
Alabama 23.6%46th
West Virginia 24.0%47th
Arkansas 24.4%48th
New Mexico 25.8%49th
Louisiana 26.0%50th
Mississippi 27.6%51st