Poverty rate in the United States in 2017, by age and gender

Poverty rate in the U.S. by age and gender in 2017 This graph shows the poverty rate in the United States among all people in 2017, by age and gender. In 2017, about 18.45 percent of males younger than 18 years, were living below the poverty line in the United States.
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MaleFemale
Under 18 years 18.45%15.55%
18 to 24 years 18.63%23.7%
25 to 34 years 10.08%15.84%
35 to 44 years 9.14%13.29%
45 to 54 years 8.84%10.76%
55 to 64 years 10.09%11.14%
65 to 74 years 7.38%9.53%
75 years and over 7.87%12.06%
MaleFemale
Under 18 years 18.45%15.55%
18 to 24 years 18.63%23.7%
25 to 34 years 10.08%15.84%
35 to 44 years 9.14%13.29%
45 to 54 years 8.84%10.76%
55 to 64 years 10.09%11.14%
65 to 74 years 7.38%9.53%
75 years and over 7.87%12.06%
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This graph shows the poverty rate in the United States among all people in 2017, by age and gender. In 2017, about 18.45 percent of males younger than 18 years, were living below the poverty line in the United States.
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Release date
September 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
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Rate was calculated internally by Statista on the census data provided.

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