Poverty Levels in USA 2015


United States official poverty rate in 2015.

The United States official poverty rate in 2015 was 13.5 percent, with 43.1 million people in poverty, 3.5 million fewer than in 2014.

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The 1.2 percentage point decrease in the poverty rate from 2014 to 2015 represents the largest annual percentage point drop in poverty since 1999.

US Poverty Threshold for 2015

$12,331 Single Person under 65
$14,326 Couple under 65, no children
$19,078 Couple with One child under 18
$24,036 Couple with Two children under 18
$28,286 Couple with Three children under 18

Source: www.census.gov

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