Pennsylvania's Poverty Rate

Pennsylvania's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 8.7%, the 12th highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 11.6%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 8.7 [29]
2018 11.8 [29]
2017 11.2 [29]
2017 10.9 [29]
2016 11.1 [29]
2015 12.3 [29]
2014 12.5 [29]
2013 12.4 [29]
2013 11.2 [29]
2012 13.9 [29]
2011 12.6 [29]
2010 12.2 [29]
2009 11.1 [29]
2008 11.0 [29]
2007 10.4 [29]
2006 11.3 [29]
2005 11.2 [29]
2004 11.4 [29]
2003 10.5 [29]
2002 9.5 [29]
2001 9.6 [29]
2000 8.6 [29]
1999 9.3 [29]
1998 11.3 [29]
1997 11.2 [29]
1996 11.6 [29]
1995 12.2 [29]
1994 12.5 [29]
1993 13.2 [29]
1992 11.9 [29]
1991 11.0 [29]
1990 11.0 [29]
1989 10.4 [29]
1988 10.3 [29]
1987 10.6 [29]
1986 10.1 [29]
1985 10.5 [29]
1984 15.6 [29]
1983 15.4 [29]
1982 13.5 [29]
1981 11.6 [29]
1980 9.8 [29]

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