POVERTY RATE DECLINING

Lowest Poverty Rate of 10.5% in 2019 since 1959

POVERTY RATES DECLINING ACROSS ALL ETHNIC GROUPS

  • Lowest Poverty rate of 10.5% in 2019 since 1959. Down from 14.8% in 2014

  • Poverty Rates for African-Americans / Blacks at historically lowest level of 18.8% (2020 pre-COVID) Down from 26.2% in 2014.

  • Poverty Rates for Hispanic-Americans / Latinos at historically lowest level of 15.7% (2020 pre-COVID) Down from 23.6% in 2014.

  • Poverty Rates for Asian-Americans at historically lowest level of 7.3% (2020 pre-COVID) Down from 12.0% in 2014.

  • Poverty Rates for White-Americans at historically lowest level of 7.3% (2020 pre-COVID) Down from 10.1% in 2014.