Mississippi's Poverty Rate

Mississippi's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 19.2%, the 28th highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 20.15%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 19.2 [29]
2018 19.6 [29]
2017 18.5 [29]
2017 18.3 [29]
2016 21.1 [29]
2015 19.1 [29]
2014 22.1 [29]
2013 22.5 [29]
2013 19.1 [29]
2012 22.0 [29]
2011 17.4 [29]
2010 22.5 [29]
2009 23.1 [29]
2008 18.1 [29]
2007 22.6 [29]
2006 20.6 [29]
2005 20.1 [29]
2004 18.7 [29]
2003 16.0 [29]
2002 18.4 [29]
2001 19.3 [29]
2000 14.9 [29]
1999 16.2 [29]
1998 17.6 [29]
1997 16.7 [29]
1996 20.6 [29]
1995 23.5 [29]
1994 19.9 [29]
1993 24.7 [29]
1992 24.6 [29]
1991 23.7 [29]
1990 25.7 [29]
1989 22.0 [29]
1988 27.2 [29]
1987 25.0 [29]
1986 26.6 [29]
1985 25.1 [29]
1984 25.1 [29]
1983 27.0 [29]
1982 22.9 [29]
1981 25.7 [29]
1980 24.3 [29]

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