West Virginia's Poverty Rate

West Virginia's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 13.9%, the 33rd highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 17.11%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 13.9 [29]
2018 15.9 [29]
2017 17.3 [29]
2017 17.1 [29]
2016 18.0 [29]
2015 14.5 [29]
2014 20.6 [29]
2013 19.8 [29]
2013 17.3 [29]
2012 16.7 [29]
2011 17.5 [29]
2010 16.8 [29]
2009 15.8 [29]
2008 14.5 [29]
2007 14.8 [29]
2006 15.3 [29]
2005 15.4 [29]
2004 14.2 [29]
2003 17.4 [29]
2002 16.8 [29]
2001 16.4 [29]
2000 14.7 [29]
1999 15.7 [29]
1998 17.8 [29]
1997 16.4 [29]
1996 18.5 [29]
1995 16.7 [29]
1994 18.6 [29]
1993 22.2 [29]
1992 22.3 [29]
1991 17.9 [29]
1990 18.1 [29]
1989 15.7 [29]
1988 17.9 [29]
1987 21.6 [29]
1986 22.4 [29]
1985 22.3 [29]
1984 20.4 [29]
1983 22.1 [29]
1982 24.8 [29]
1981 19.9 [29]
1980 15.2 [29]

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