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

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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate standard of living in a given country. In practice, like the definition of poverty, the official or common understanding of the poverty line is significantly higher in developed countries than in developing countries.

Population data for U.S. cities can be found here.

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