Top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. - poverty rate in 2017

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

Top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. - poverty rate in 2017 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 2017. In 2017, total 34.5 percent of all residents in Detroit, Michigan lived below the poverty level.
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Percentage of people who live below the poverty level in the most populated cities in the U.S. in 2017

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Percentage of poor people
Detroit city, Michigan34.5%
Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania25.7%
Memphis city, Tennessee24.6%
Houston city, Texas20.6%
Columbus city, Ohio19.8%
El Paso city, Texas19.3%
Boston city, Massachusetts18.7%
Chicago city, Illinois18.6%
Dallas city, Texas18.5%
New York city, New York18%
Indianapolis city, Indiana17.5%
Los Angeles city, California17.4%
San Antonio city, Texas17.3%
Phoenix city, Arizona16.8%
Washington city, District of Columbia16.6%
Jacksonville city, Florida15.1%
Portland city, Oregon14.7%
San Diego city, California13.1%
Austin city, Texas13.1%
Fort Worth city, Texas12.9%
Charlotte city, North Carolina12.4%
Denver city, Colorado12.2%
Seattle city, Washington11.1%
San Francisco city, California10%
San Jose city, California8.4%
Percentage of poor people
Detroit city, Michigan34.5%
Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania25.7%
Memphis city, Tennessee24.6%
Houston city, Texas20.6%
Columbus city, Ohio19.8%
El Paso city, Texas19.3%
Boston city, Massachusetts18.7%
Chicago city, Illinois18.6%
Dallas city, Texas18.5%
New York city, New York18%
Indianapolis city, Indiana17.5%
Los Angeles city, California17.4%
San Antonio city, Texas17.3%
Phoenix city, Arizona16.8%
Washington city, District of Columbia16.6%
Jacksonville city, Florida15.1%
Portland city, Oregon14.7%
San Diego city, California13.1%
Austin city, Texas13.1%
Fort Worth city, Texas12.9%
Charlotte city, North Carolina12.4%
Denver city, Colorado12.2%
Seattle city, Washington11.1%
San Francisco city, California10%
San Jose city, California8.4%
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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 2017. In 2017, total 34.5 percent of all residents in Detroit, Michigan lived below the poverty level.
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