Alabama's Poverty Rate

Alabama's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 12.9%, the 36th highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 16.09%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 12.9 [29]
2018 16.0 [29]
2017 15.3 [29]
2017 15.0 [29]
2016 16.2 [29]
2015 16.3 [29]
2014 17.8 [29]
2013 18.5 [29]
2013 16.7 [29]
2012 16.2 [29]
2011 15.4 [29]
2010 17.2 [29]
2009 16.6 [29]
2008 14.3 [29]
2007 14.5 [29]
2006 14.3 [29]
2005 16.7 [29]
2004 16.9 [29]
2003 15.0 [29]
2002 14.5 [29]
2001 15.9 [29]
2000 13.3 [29]
1999 15.2 [29]
1998 14.5 [29]
1997 15.7 [29]
1996 14.0 [29]
1995 20.1 [29]
1994 16.4 [29]
1993 17.4 [29]
1992 17.3 [29]
1991 18.8 [29]
1990 19.2 [29]
1989 18.9 [29]
1988 19.3 [29]
1987 21.3 [29]
1986 23.8 [29]
1985 20.6 [29]
1984 19.1 [29]
1983 23.0 [29]
1982 21.6 [29]
1981 24.1 [29]
1980 21.2 [29]

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