Percentage of population below poverty

Source:2014 Bureau of US Census Data as of April, 2016

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Percentage
Region/County (CI)
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 6.7 (6.0-7.4)
Suffolk 7.7 (6.9-8.5)
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 31.5 (30.1-32.9)
Kings 23.4 (22.4-24.4)
New York 17.7 (16.5-18.9)
Queens 15.4 (14.4-16.4)
Richmond 14.5 (12.9-16.1)
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 10.2 (8.6-11.8)
Orange 13.4 (12.2-14.6)
Putnam 6.3 (5.0-7.6)
Rockland 14.7 (13.4-16.0)
Sullivan 16.3 (13.4-19.2)
Ulster 13.7 (11.8-15.6)
Westchester 10.4 (9.4-11.4)
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 13.5 (11.9-15.1)
Columbia 11.6 (9.4-13.8)
Greene 11.1 (8.3-13.9)
Rensselaer 13.0 (11.4-14.6)
Saratoga 7.2 (6.1-8.3)
Schenectady 13.2 (11.0-15.4)
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 17.8 (15.5-20.1)
Herkimer 16.5 (14.1-18.9)
Montgomery 18.9 (16.4-21.4)
Otsego 18.9 (16.4-21.4)
Schoharie 15.9 (13.7-18.1)
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 16.6 (14.0-19.2)
Essex 12.0 (9.2-14.8)
Franklin 18.5 (15.4-21.6)
Hamilton 11.4 (8.7-14.1)
Warren 13.3 (11.2-15.4)
Washington 14.6 (12.5-16.7)
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 15.1 (12.8-17.4)
Lewis 14.3 (11.6-17.0)
St. Lawrence 18.9 (16.4-21.4)
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 12.7 (10.5-14.9)
Cortland 13.8 (11.1-16.5)
Madison 11.8 (9.5-14.1)
Oneida 17.7 (15.8-19.6)
Onondaga 16.1 (14.8-17.4)
Oswego 19.6 (17.6-21.6)
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 17.2 (15.2-19.2)
Chenango 16.7 (13.9-19.5)
Delaware 14.4 (11.5-17.3)
Tioga 11.4 (9.2-13.6)
Tompkins 18.7 (16.3-21.1)
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 18.2 (15.9-20.5)
Livingston 14.7 (12.2-17.2)
Monroe 14.2 (13.3-15.1)
Ontario 11.5 (10.0-13.0)
Schuyler 15.4 (12.8-18.0)
Seneca 14.2 (11.6-16.8)
Steuben 16.6 (14.7-18.5)
Wayne 12.9 (11.1-14.7)
Yates 14.5 (11.5-17.5)
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 18.3 (15.4-21.2)
Cattaraugus 16.2 (14.0-18.4)
Chautauqua 19.3 (17.3-21.3)
Erie 15.2 (14.1-16.3)
Genesee 12.0 (9.9-14.1)
Niagara 13.4 (11.7-15.1)
Orleans 15.5 (12.9-18.1)
Wyoming 12.3 (10.1-14.5)
New York State 16.0 (15.8-16.2)

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