New York's Poverty Rate

New York's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 12.5%, the 39th highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 13.88%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 12.5 [29]
2018 11.1 [29]
2017 13.4 [29]
2017 12.7 [29]
2016 11.9 [29]
2015 14.2 [29]
2014 14.0 [29]
2013 17.3 [29]
2013 14.5 [29]
2012 17.2 [29]
2011 16.0 [29]
2010 16.0 [29]
2009 15.8 [29]
2008 14.2 [29]
2007 14.5 [29]
2006 14.0 [29]
2005 14.5 [29]
2004 15.0 [29]
2003 14.3 [29]
2002 14.0 [29]
2001 14.2 [29]
2000 13.9 [29]
1999 14.2 [29]
1998 16.7 [29]
1997 16.5 [29]
1996 16.7 [29]
1995 16.5 [29]
1994 17.0 [29]
1993 16.4 [29]
1992 15.7 [29]
1991 15.3 [29]
1990 14.3 [29]
1989 12.6 [29]
1988 13.4 [29]
1987 14.3 [29]
1986 13.2 [29]
1985 15.8 [29]
1984 16.0 [29]
1983 16.0 [29]
1982 14.8 [29]
1981 14.4 [29]
1980 13.8 [29]

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