California's Poverty Rate

California's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 10.1%, the 50th highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 13.6%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 10.1 [29]
2018 11.9 [29]
2017 12.4 [29]
2017 12.1 [29]
2016 13.9 [29]
2015 13.9 [29]
2014 15.8 [29]
2013 15.1 [29]
2013 14.9 [29]
2012 15.9 [29]
2011 16.9 [29]
2010 16.3 [29]
2009 15.3 [29]
2008 14.6 [29]
2007 12.7 [29]
2006 12.2 [29]
2005 13.2 [29]
2004 13.2 [29]
2003 13.1 [29]
2002 13.1 [29]
2001 12.6 [29]
2000 12.7 [29]
1999 14.0 [29]
1998 15.4 [29]
1997 16.6 [29]
1996 16.9 [29]
1995 16.7 [29]
1994 17.9 [29]
1993 18.2 [29]
1992 16.4 [29]
1991 15.7 [29]
1990 13.9 [29]
1989 12.9 [29]
1988 13.2 [29]
1987 12.3 [29]
1986 12.7 [29]
1985 13.6 [29]
1984 13.2 [29]
1983 14.9 [29]
1982 14.1 [29]
1981 13.3 [29]
1980 11.0 [29]

Data Source