Newest U.S. Nationwide Poverty Stats
for 2012 from the U.S. Census Bureau
- Overall no statistical change from 2011
- Nationwide 15% poverty rate (1 of every 6.7 persons)
- 46.5 million people at or below the poverty line
- Family poverty rate, 11.8%
- 30.9% of female single-parent families in poverty
- 6.3% married couple families in poverty
- Poverty line for family of four, $23,492
- Age 18 to 64, 13.7%
- Age 65 and over, 9.1%
- Children under 18, 21.8%
NEW - Added 03/25/2014
Newest Florida Poverty Stats
The newest poverty statistics for Florida, and other states, have been posted online by the Economic Research Service of the USDA on March 12, 2014. Click here and select the state for which you wish to view statistics.
Florida 2012 Summary:
- Poverty in Florida has increased to a statewide average of 17.2% compared to 17% in 2011.
- 25.6% of Florida's children now live in poverty (ages 0 through 17)
- Florida statewide average poverty rate was 15.1% in 2009.
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