United States - Poverty Rate by State

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Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 - (Percent)
State Value
Alabama 18.6
Alaska 9.9
Arizona 17.9
Arkansas 19.2
California 15.9
Colorado 13.2
Connecticut 10.2
Delaware 11.7
District of Columbia 18.6
Florida 16.3
Georgia 18.2
Hawaii 11.2
Idaho 15.5
Illinois 14.1
Indiana 15.4
Iowa 12.4
Kansas 13.7
Kentucky 18.8
Louisiana 19.1
Maine 13.6
Maryland 9.8
Massachusetts 11.4
Michigan 16.8
Minnesota 11.5
Mississippi 22.7
Missouri 15.5
Montana 15.2
Nebraska 12.8
Nevada 15.0
New Hampshire 8.7
New Jersey 10.4
New Mexico 20.4
New York 15.3
North Carolina 17.5
North Dakota 11.9
Ohio 15.8
Oklahoma 16.9
Oregon 16.2
Pennsylvania 13.3
Rhode Island 13.6
South Carolina 18.1
South Dakota 14.1
Tennessee 17.6
Texas 17.6
Utah 12.7
Vermont 11.8
Virginia 11.3
Washington 13.4
West Virginia 17.9
Wisconsin 13.0
Wyoming 11.5