New Jersey's Poverty Rate

New Jersey's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 6.3%, the 25th highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 9.52%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 6.3 [29]
2018 8.2 [29]
2017 9.9 [29]
2017 8.6 [29]
2016 9.4 [29]
2015 11.2 [29]
2014 11.3 [29]
2013 11.1 [29]
2013 9.9 [29]
2012 9.3 [29]
2011 11.4 [29]
2010 11.1 [29]
2009 9.3 [29]
2008 9.2 [29]
2007 8.7 [29]
2006 8.8 [29]
2005 6.8 [29]
2004 8.0 [29]
2003 8.6 [29]
2002 7.9 [29]
2001 8.1 [29]
2000 7.3 [29]
1999 7.8 [29]
1998 8.6 [29]
1997 9.3 [29]
1996 9.2 [29]
1995 7.8 [29]
1994 9.2 [29]
1993 10.9 [29]
1992 10.3 [29]
1991 9.7 [29]
1990 9.2 [29]
1989 8.2 [29]
1988 6.2 [29]
1987 8.3 [29]
1986 8.9 [29]
1985 8.3 [29]
1984 10.1 [29]
1983 11.1 [29]
1982 12.2 [29]
1981 10.0 [29]
1980 9.0 [29]

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