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 2019
State Child Poverty Rate Rank
New Hampshire 6.9%1st
Utah 9.5%2nd
Vermont 9.8%3rd
North Dakota 10.1%4th
Nebraska 10.5%5th
Colorado 10.6%6th
Minnesota 10.8%7th
Wyoming 11.0%8th
Massachusetts 11.3%9th
Washington 11.7%10th
Maryland 11.7%10th
Hawaii 12.0%12th
New Jersey 12.1%13th
Alaska 12.6%14th
Iowa 12.6%14th
Oregon 12.6%14th
Idaho 12.9%17th
Virginia 13.0%18th
Wisconsin 13.1%19th
Maine 13.4%20th
Connecticut 13.8%21st
Rhode Island 13.9%22nd
Kansas 14.3%23rd
Montana 14.5%24th
South Dakota 14.6%25th
Indiana 14.8%26th
California 15.3%27th
Illinois 15.5%28th
Delaware 16.0%29th
Missouri 16.6%30th
Pennsylvania 16.6%30th
Nevada 16.6%30th
Michigan 17.3%33rd
Florida 17.4%34th
New York 17.7%35th
Ohio 18.0%36th
Georgia 18.5%37th
District of Columbia 18.6%38th
Arizona 18.8%39th
Texas 18.9%40th
North Carolina 19.3%41st
Tennessee 19.3%41st
South Carolina 19.4%43rd
Oklahoma 19.6%44th
West Virginia 19.6%44th
Alabama 21.1%46th
Kentucky 21.3%47th
Arkansas 21.7%48th
New Mexico 24.7%49th
Louisiana 26.8%50th
Mississippi 27.9%51st