Percentage of population at or below poverty level

Source:2012 Bureau of US Census Data as of December, 2013

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Percentage
Region/County (CI)
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 6.9 (6.1-7.7)
Suffolk 7.4 (6.5-8.3)
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 30.8 (29.6-32.0)
Kings 24.2 (23.3-25.1)
New York 17.8 (16.8-18.8)
Queens 16.3 (15.3-17.3)
Richmond 12.1 (10.6-13.6)
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 9.8 (8.5-11.1)
Orange 12.5 (11.2-13.8)
Putnam 6.3 (5.2-7.4)
Rockland 15.3 (13.9-16.7)
Sullivan 18.2 (15.7-20.7)
Ulster 13.6 (11.9-15.3)
Westchester 10.2 (9.3-11.1)
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 13.8 (12.6-15.0)
Columbia 13.0 (11.2-14.8)
Greene 14.7 (11.9-17.5)
Rensselaer 11.6 (9.9-13.3)
Saratoga 6.6 (5.5-7.7)
Schenectady 12.4 (10.4-14.4)
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 15.1 (12.5-17.7)
Herkimer 13.2 (10.9-15.5)
Montgomery 19.6 (17.1-22.1)
Otsego 14.2 (12.1-16.3)
Schoharie 14.4 (12.0-16.8)
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 14.7 (12.4-17.0)
Essex 14.2 (11.9-16.5)
Franklin 18.5 (15.4-21.6)
Hamilton 10.3 (8.1-12.5)
Warren 11.6 (9.7-13.5)
Washington 13.3 (10.9-15.7)
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 15.3 (13.1-17.5)
Lewis 13.6 (11.0-16.2)
St. Lawrence 19.7 (16.9-22.5)
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 12.9 (10.7-15.1)
Cortland 15.2 (12.3-18.1)
Madison 13.2 (11.2-15.2)
Oneida 16.5 (15.0-18.0)
Onondaga 15.0 (13.9-16.1)
Oswego 16.7 (14.5-18.9)
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 17.3 (15.5-19.1)
Chenango 15.3 (12.6-18.0)
Delaware 15.6 (12.8-18.4)
Tioga 10.2 (8.1-12.3)
Tompkins 17.7 (15.5-19.9)
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 15.4 (13.1-17.7)
Livingston 13.1 (10.8-15.4)
Monroe 14.8 (13.9-15.7)
Ontario 11.3 (9.8-12.8)
Schuyler 13.4 (10.6-16.2)
Seneca 12.9 (10.7-15.1)
Steuben 15.6 (13.7-17.5)
Wayne 12.0 (10.2-13.8)
Yates 16.1 (13.1-19.1)
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 18.3 (15.5-21.1)
Cattaraugus 18.1 (15.7-20.5)
Chautauqua 21.0 (18.9-23.1)
Erie 14.1 (13.1-15.1)
Genesee 11.3 (9.3-13.3)
Niagara 14.7 (13.1-16.3)
Orleans 15.9 (13.4-18.4)
Wyoming 11.3 (9.1-13.5)
New York State 15.9 (15.7-16.1)

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