Percentage of people who live below the poverty level in the most populated cities in the U.S. in 2018
Top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. - poverty rate in 2018
This statistic shows the percentage of people who live below the poverty level in the top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. in 2018. In 2018, total 33.4 percent of all residents in Detroit, Michigan lived below the poverty level.
Percentage of people who live below the poverty level in the most populated cities in the U.S. in 2018
Percentage of poor people
Detroit city, Michigan 33.4%
Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania 24.5%
Houston city, Texas 20.4%
El Paso city, Texas 20.1%
San Antonio city, Texas 20%
Columbus city, Ohio 19.9%
Boston city, Massachusetts 18.2%
Dallas city, Texas 18%
Chicago city, Illinois 17.4%
New York city, New York 17.3%
Los Angeles city, California 16.5%
Indianapolis city (balance), Indiana 16.5%
Washington city, District of Columbia 16.2%
Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), Tennessee 15.6%
Phoenix city, Arizona 15.6%
Fort Worth city, Texas 15.6%
Jacksonville city, Florida 15%
Austin city, Texas 13.3%
San Diego city, California 12.9%
Charlotte city, North Carolina 12.8%
Portland city, Oregon 11.5%
Denver city, Colorado 11.3%
Seattle city, Washington 11%
San Francisco city, California 10%
San Jose city, California 8.3%
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Top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. - poverty rate in 2018
This statistic shows the percentage of people who live below the poverty level in the top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. in 2018. In 2018, total 33.4 percent of all residents in Detroit, Michigan lived below the poverty level.
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