Percentage of population below poverty

Source:2013 Bureau of US Census Data as of July, 2015

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Percentage
Region/County (CI)
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 6.5 (5.7-7.3)
Suffolk 7.5 (6.7-8.3)
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 30.7 (29.4-32.0)
Kings 23.3 (22.4-24.2)
New York 19.0 (17.9-20.1)
Queens 15.4 (14.4-16.4)
Richmond 13.1 (11.5-14.7)
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 9.5 (8.2-10.8)
Orange 13.6 (12.0-15.2)
Putnam 5.8 (4.5-7.1)
Rockland 14.8 (13.2-16.4)
Sullivan 19.4 (16.5-22.3)
Ulster 12.7 (10.4-15.0)
Westchester 9.9 (8.9-10.9)
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 13.7 (12.2-15.2)
Columbia 11.8 (9.7-13.9)
Greene 13.9 (11.0-16.8)
Rensselaer 14.0 (12.2-15.8)
Saratoga 7.9 (6.7-9.1)
Schenectady 14.2 (12.2-16.2)
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 15.7 (12.6-18.8)
Herkimer 16.4 (14.1-18.7)
Montgomery 17.3 (14.4-20.2)
Otsego 17.1 (14.7-19.5)
Schoharie 13.7 (11.1-16.3)
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 15.7 (13.3-18.1)
Essex 11.7 (9.1-14.3)
Franklin 22.4 (19.5-25.3)
Hamilton 12.1 (9.6-14.6)
Warren 11.3 (9.2-13.4)
Washington 15.1 (12.8-17.4)
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 15.7 (13.3-18.1)
Lewis 14.8 (12.1-17.5)
St. Lawrence 21.4 (18.6-24.2)
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 14.2 (11.8-16.6)
Cortland 14.6 (11.6-17.6)
Madison 13.9 (11.4-16.4)
Oneida 17.6 (15.8-19.4)
Onondaga 15.3 (14.1-16.5)
Oswego 18.6 (16.2-21.0)
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 17.7 (15.8-19.6)
Chenango 16.8 (14.3-19.3)
Delaware 17.8 (14.9-20.7)
Tioga 11.7 (9.4-14.0)
Tompkins 18.8 (16.6-21.0)
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 17.0 (14.8-19.2)
Livingston 15.0 (13.1-16.9)
Monroe 15.5 (14.5-16.5)
Ontario 10.0 (8.3-11.7)
Schuyler 17.9 (15.2-20.6)
Seneca 13.1 (10.4-15.8)
Steuben 15.6 (13.6-17.6)
Wayne 11.4 (9.3-13.5)
Yates 16.5 (13.4-19.6)
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 16.7 (13.6-19.8)
Cattaraugus 18.9 (16.4-21.4)
Chautauqua 19.1 (16.8-21.4)
Erie 15.1 (14.2-16.0)
Genesee 14.7 (12.8-16.6)
Niagara 13.8 (12.2-15.4)
Orleans 15.7 (12.9-18.5)
Wyoming 11.8 (9.7-13.9)
New York State 16.0 (15.8-16.2)

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