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

Percentage of families 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. - family poverty rate 2017 This statistic shows the percentage of families who live below the poverty level in the top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. in 2017. In 2017, around 13.9 percent of all families in Boston city lived below the poverty level.
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Percentage of families who live below the poverty level in the most populated cities in the U.S. in 2017

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Percentage of poor families
Detroit city, Michigan28
Memphis city, Tennessee19.9
Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania18.3
Houston city, Texas17.1
El Paso city, Texas16.4
Dallas city, Texas15.4
Chicago city, Illinois14.8
New York city, New York14.7
Columbus city, Ohio14.4
Boston city, Massachusetts13.9
San Antonio city, Texas13.6
Washington city, District of Columbia13.3
Los Angeles city, California13.2
Phoenix city, Arizona12.8
Indianapolis city (balance), Indiana12.4
Jacksonville city, Florida11.8
Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), Tennessee10.8
Fort Worth city, Texas9.8
Charlotte city, North Carolina9.3
Austin city, Texas8.7
Denver city, Colorado8.7
San Diego city, California8.5
Seattle city, Washington6
San Jose city, California5.8
San Francisco city, California5.1
Percentage of poor families
Detroit city, Michigan28
Memphis city, Tennessee19.9
Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania18.3
Houston city, Texas17.1
El Paso city, Texas16.4
Dallas city, Texas15.4
Chicago city, Illinois14.8
New York city, New York14.7
Columbus city, Ohio14.4
Boston city, Massachusetts13.9
San Antonio city, Texas13.6
Washington city, District of Columbia13.3
Los Angeles city, California13.2
Phoenix city, Arizona12.8
Indianapolis city (balance), Indiana12.4
Jacksonville city, Florida11.8
Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), Tennessee10.8
Fort Worth city, Texas9.8
Charlotte city, North Carolina9.3
Austin city, Texas8.7
Denver city, Colorado8.7
San Diego city, California8.5
Seattle city, Washington6
San Jose city, California5.8
San Francisco city, California5.1
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This statistic shows the percentage of families who live below the poverty level in the top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. in 2017. In 2017, around 13.9 percent of all families in Boston city lived below the poverty level.
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