Texas's Poverty Rate

Texas's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 11.1%, the 43rd highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 14.7%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 11.1 [29]
2018 13.7 [29]
2017 13.4 [29]
2017 13.2 [29]
2016 13.8 [29]
2015 14.7 [29]
2014 16.4 [29]
2013 16.9 [29]
2013 16.8 [29]
2012 17.0 [29]
2011 17.4 [29]
2010 18.4 [29]
2009 17.3 [29]
2008 15.9 [29]
2007 16.5 [29]
2006 16.4 [29]
2005 16.2 [29]
2004 16.5 [29]
2003 17.0 [29]
2002 15.6 [29]
2001 14.9 [29]
2000 15.5 [29]
1999 15.2 [29]
1998 15.1 [29]
1997 16.7 [29]
1996 16.6 [29]
1995 17.4 [29]
1994 19.1 [29]
1993 17.4 [29]
1992 18.3 [29]
1991 17.5 [29]
1990 15.9 [29]
1989 17.1 [29]
1988 18.0 [29]
1987 17.6 [29]
1986 17.3 [29]
1985 15.9 [29]
1984 15.7 [29]
1983 16.0 [29]
1982 16.2 [29]
1981 15.4 [29]
1980 15.7 [29]

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