Population: 319,184,033 Number in Poverty: 41,852,315

Poverty Rate

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Gender & Age

Overall

13.1%
Percentage of people who had incomes below the poverty line ($25,465 for a family of four) in 2018

Children

17.7%
Percentage of children under 18 in related families who had incomes below the poverty line in 2018

Working-Age Women

14.0%
Percentage of working-age women (ages 18-64) who had incomes below the poverty line in 2018

Working-Age Men

10.5%
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Race & Ethnicity

African American

22.5%

Asian American

10.8%

Latino

18.8%

Native American

23.7%

White

10.9%