District of Columbia's Poverty Rate

District of Columbia's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 12.5%, the 38th highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 16.95%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 12.5 [29]
2018 14.7 [29]
2017 13.9 [29]
2017 13.6 [29]
2016 16.3 [29]
2015 16.6 [29]
2014 19.0 [29]
2013 23.2 [29]
2013 21.3 [29]
2012 18.4 [29]
2011 19.9 [29]
2010 19.5 [29]
2009 17.9 [29]
2008 16.5 [29]
2007 18.0 [29]
2006 18.3 [29]
2005 21.3 [29]
2004 17.0 [29]
2003 16.8 [29]
2002 17.0 [29]
2001 18.2 [29]
2000 15.2 [29]
1999 14.7 [29]
1998 22.3 [29]
1997 21.8 [29]
1996 24.1 [29]
1995 22.2 [29]
1994 21.2 [29]
1993 26.4 [29]
1992 20.3 [29]
1991 18.6 [29]
1990 21.1 [29]
1989 18.0 [29]
1988 15.2 [29]
1987 14.9 [29]
1986 12.8 [29]
1985 20.4 [29]
1984 21.1 [29]
1983 21.5 [29]
1982 19.3 [29]
1981 18.1 [29]
1980 20.9 [29]

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