North Carolina's Poverty Rate

North Carolina's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 12.7%, the 37th highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 15.2%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 12.7 [29]
2018 13.1 [29]
2017 15.2 [29]
2017 14.5 [29]
2016 13.6 [29]
2015 15.3 [29]
2014 17.1 [29]
2013 18.6 [29]
2013 14.7 [29]
2012 17.2 [29]
2011 15.4 [29]
2010 17.4 [29]
2009 16.9 [29]
2008 13.9 [29]
2007 15.5 [29]
2006 13.8 [29]
2005 13.1 [29]
2004 14.6 [29]
2003 15.7 [29]
2002 14.3 [29]
2001 12.5 [29]
2000 12.5 [29]
1999 13.8 [29]
1998 14.0 [29]
1997 11.4 [29]
1996 12.2 [29]
1995 12.6 [29]
1994 14.2 [29]
1993 14.4 [29]
1992 15.8 [29]
1991 14.5 [29]
1990 13.0 [29]
1989 12.2 [29]
1988 12.6 [29]
1987 13.8 [29]
1986 14.3 [29]
1985 14.2 [29]
1984 14.6 [29]
1983 15.8 [29]
1982 20.3 [29]
1981 17.5 [29]
1980 15.0 [29]

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