Kentucky's Poverty Rate

Kentucky's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 13.6%, the 34th highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 17.18%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 13.6 [29]
2018 15.7 [29]
2017 14.4 [29]
2017 13.5 [29]
2016 15.2 [29]
2015 19.5 [29]
2014 20.0 [29]
2013 22.0 [29]
2013 20.0 [29]
2012 17.9 [29]
2011 16.0 [29]
2010 17.7 [29]
2009 17.0 [29]
2008 17.1 [29]
2007 15.5 [29]
2006 16.8 [29]
2005 14.8 [29]
2004 17.8 [29]
2003 14.4 [29]
2002 14.2 [29]
2001 12.6 [29]
2000 12.6 [29]
1999 12.1 [29]
1998 13.5 [29]
1997 15.9 [29]
1996 17.0 [29]
1995 14.7 [29]
1994 18.5 [29]
1993 20.4 [29]
1992 19.7 [29]
1991 18.8 [29]
1990 17.3 [29]
1989 16.1 [29]
1988 17.6 [29]
1987 17.3 [29]
1986 17.7 [29]
1985 19.4 [29]
1984 19.1 [29]
1983 17.9 [29]
1982 16.2 [29]
1981 19.3 [29]
1980 19.3 [29]

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