Map Key
  • Less than 15 %
  • 15.1 - 19 %
  • 19.1 - 23 %
  • 23.1 - 27 %
  • More than 27 %
Percentage of children under 18 in related families who had incomes below the poverty line in 2014.
State Child Poverty Rate Rank
Wyoming 12.1%1st
New Hampshire 12.5%2nd
Maryland 12.7%3rd
Utah 13.0%4th
North Dakota 14.3%5th
Hawaii 14.4%6th
Connecticut 14.4%7th
Minnesota 14.6%8th
Massachusetts 14.9%9th
Iowa 14.9%10th
Colorado 15.1%11th
Alaska 15.3%12th
Vermont 15.3%13th
Virginia 15.5%14th
New Jersey 15.7%15th
Nebraska 15.8%16th
Washington 17.0%17th
Kansas 17.4%18th
Delaware 17.5%19th
South Dakota 17.7%20th
Wisconsin 18.1%21st
Montana 18.1%22nd
Idaho 18.5%23rd
Maine 18.7%24th
Pennsylvania 19.0%25th
Rhode Island 19.5%26th
Illinois 19.9%27th
Missouri 20.7%28th
Oregon 21.1%29th
Indiana 21.2%30th
Nevada 21.7%31st
Oklahoma 22.1%32nd
Michigan 22.2%33rd
New York 22.2%34th
California 22.4%35th
Ohio 22.5%36th
Florida 23.5%37th
North Carolina 24.0%38th
Texas 24.3%39th
West Virginia 24.3%40th
Arizona 25.2%41st
Kentucky 25.8%42nd
District of Columbia 25.9%43rd
Tennessee 25.9%44th
Arkansas 26.0%45th
Georgia 26.1%46th
South Carolina 26.7%47th
Alabama 27.5%48th
Louisiana 27.6%49th
Mississippi 29.0%50th
New Mexico 29.1%51st