Percentage of population below poverty

Source:2015 Bureau of US Census Data as of April, 2017

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Percentage
Region/County (CI)
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 6.1 (5.3-6.9)
Suffolk 7.8 (7.0-8.6)
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 30.3 (29.1-31.5)
Kings 22.3 (21.4-23.2)
New York 17.6 (16.6-18.6)
Queens 13.9 (13.1-14.7)
Richmond 14.2 (12.8-15.6)
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 10.4 (9.0-11.8)
Orange 12.1 (10.6-13.6)
Putnam 6.0 (4.8-7.2)
Rockland 14.0 (12.4-15.6)
Sullivan 18.1 (15.2-21.0)
Ulster 14.0 (12.2-15.8)
Westchester 10.1 (9.1-11.1)
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 12.6 (11.1-14.1)
Columbia 13.6 (11.6-15.6)
Greene 16.4 (13.8-19.0)
Rensselaer 12.0 (10.3-13.7)
Saratoga 6.4 (5.2-7.6)
Schenectady 12.0 (9.9-14.1)
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 17.9 (15.2-20.6)
Herkimer 12.7 (10.2-15.2)
Montgomery 18.4 (15.9-20.9)
Otsego 16.8 (14.1-19.5)
Schoharie 13.7 (11.1-16.3)
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 17.5 (14.9-20.1)
Essex 12.2 (9.7-14.7)
Franklin 18.3 (15.2-21.4)
Hamilton 11.1 (8.7-13.5)
Warren 11.3 (9.1-13.5)
Washington 13.3 (10.8-15.8)
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 14.1 (11.9-16.3)
Lewis 14.0 (11.4-16.6)
St. Lawrence 18.5 (16.0-21.0)
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 12.7 (10.2-15.2)
Cortland 16.2 (13.6-18.8)
Madison 12.9 (10.6-15.2)
Oneida 18.0 (16.5-19.5)
Onondaga 14.6 (13.5-15.7)
Oswego 17.4 (15.0-19.8)
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 17.7 (16.0-19.4)
Chenango 14.3 (11.7-16.9)
Delaware 16.9 (14.2-19.6)
Tioga 11.7 (9.5-13.9)
Tompkins 20.1 (17.6-22.6)
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 14.9 (12.5-17.3)
Livingston 13.2 (10.9-15.5)
Monroe 14.8 (13.8-15.8)
Ontario 9.6 (7.9-11.3)
Schuyler 12.5 (9.9-15.1)
Seneca 14.1 (11.4-16.8)
Steuben 15.4 (13.2-17.6)
Wayne 12.2 (10.3-14.1)
Yates 13.6 (10.7-16.5)
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 16.8 (14.2-19.4)
Cattaraugus 18.0 (16.1-19.9)
Chautauqua 17.2 (14.9-19.5)
Erie 15.6 (14.7-16.5)
Genesee 13.4 (11.5-15.3)
Niagara 15.5 (14.0-17.0)
Orleans 14.2 (11.4-17.0)
Wyoming 13.3 (11.1-15.5)
New York State 15.5 (15.3-15.7)

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