Rhode Island's Poverty Rate

Rhode Island's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 9.2%, the 8th highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 11.25%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 9.2 [29]
2018 8.9 [29]
2017 12.2 [29]
2017 11.3 [29]
2016 11.4 [29]
2015 11.8 [29]
2014 11.3 [29]
2013 13.5 [29]
2013 9.3 [29]
2012 13.6 [29]
2011 13.4 [29]
2010 14.0 [29]
2009 13.0 [29]
2008 12.7 [29]
2007 9.5 [29]
2006 10.5 [29]
2005 12.1 [29]
2004 11.5 [29]
2003 11.5 [29]
2002 11.0 [29]
2001 9.6 [29]
2000 10.2 [29]
1999 10.0 [29]
1998 11.6 [29]
1997 12.7 [29]
1996 11.0 [29]
1995 10.6 [29]
1994 10.3 [29]
1993 11.2 [29]
1992 12.4 [29]
1991 10.4 [29]
1990 7.5 [29]
1989 6.7 [29]
1988 9.8 [29]
1987 8.1 [29]
1986 9.1 [29]
1985 9.0 [29]
1984 12.8 [29]
1983 14.5 [29]
1982 13.3 [29]
1981 11.7 [29]
1980 10.7 [29]

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