Arkansas's Poverty Rate

Arkansas's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 14.1%, the 32nd highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 16.13%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 14.1 [29]
2018 15.9 [29]
2017 14.9 [29]
2017 14.8 [29]
2016 16.0 [29]
2015 16.1 [29]
2014 18.4 [29]
2013 17.1 [29]
2013 13.9 [29]
2012 20.1 [29]
2011 18.7 [29]
2010 15.3 [29]
2009 18.9 [29]
2008 15.3 [29]
2007 13.8 [29]
2006 17.7 [29]
2005 13.8 [29]
2004 15.1 [29]
2003 17.8 [29]
2002 19.8 [29]
2001 17.8 [29]
2000 16.5 [29]
1999 14.7 [29]
1998 14.7 [29]
1997 19.7 [29]
1996 17.2 [29]
1995 14.9 [29]
1994 15.3 [29]
1993 20.0 [29]
1992 17.5 [29]
1991 17.3 [29]
1990 19.6 [29]
1989 18.3 [29]
1988 21.6 [29]
1987 21.8 [29]
1986 21.3 [29]
1985 22.9 [29]
1984 23.9 [29]
1983 21.5 [29]
1982 23.8 [29]
1981 24.1 [29]
1980 21.5 [29]

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