Most populated cities in the U.S. - number of poor people 2017

Number of people who live below the poverty level in the top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. in 2017

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Most populated cities in the U.S. - number of poor people 2017 This statistic shows the number of people who live below the poverty level in the top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. in 2017. In 2017, about 1.52 million people had an income below the poverty level in New York city.
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Number of people who live below the poverty level in the top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. in 2017

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Number of people with income below the poverty line
New York city, New York1,522,962
Los Angeles city, California683,382
Chicago city, Illinois495,511
Houston city, Texas469,187
Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania395,664
Phoenix city, Arizona268,855
San Antonio city, Texas257,166
Dallas city, Texas245,123
Detroit city, Michigan227,766
San Diego city, California182,267
Columbus city, Ohio169,323
Memphis city, Tennessee156,871
Indianapolis city, Indiana146,863
Jacksonville city, Florida132,022
El Paso city, Texas130,692
Austin city, Texas121,955
Boston city, Massachusetts119,925
Fort Worth city, Texas111,101
Washington city, District of Columbia109,920
Charlotte city, North Carolina104,780
Portland city, Oregon 93,386
San Francisco city, California86,695
San Jose city, California86,282
Denver city, Colorado84,458
Seattle city, Washington78,605
Number of people with income below the poverty line
New York city, New York1,522,962
Los Angeles city, California683,382
Chicago city, Illinois495,511
Houston city, Texas469,187
Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania395,664
Phoenix city, Arizona268,855
San Antonio city, Texas257,166
Dallas city, Texas245,123
Detroit city, Michigan227,766
San Diego city, California182,267
Columbus city, Ohio169,323
Memphis city, Tennessee156,871
Indianapolis city, Indiana146,863
Jacksonville city, Florida132,022
El Paso city, Texas130,692
Austin city, Texas121,955
Boston city, Massachusetts119,925
Fort Worth city, Texas111,101
Washington city, District of Columbia109,920
Charlotte city, North Carolina104,780
Portland city, Oregon 93,386
San Francisco city, California86,695
San Jose city, California86,282
Denver city, Colorado84,458
Seattle city, Washington78,605
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the number of people who live below the poverty level in the top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. in 2017. In 2017, about 1.52 million people had an income below the poverty level in New York city.
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