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Black Poverty Rate By State 2021

Here are the 10 states with the highest black poverty rates:

  1. Maine (34.75%)
  2. Iowa (31.85%)
  3. Mississippi (31.64%)
  4. Louisiana (31.38%)
  5. Wisconsin (31.31%)
  6. Idaho (30.32%)
  7. Ohio (29.65%)
  8. Arkansas (29.32%)
  9. West Virginia (29.22%)
  10. Michigan (28.86%)

Black Poverty Rate By State 2021

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Black Poverty Rate By State 2021

State Black Poverty Rate
Maine17,06634.75%
Iowa108,36831.85%
Mississippi1,080,99931.64%
Louisiana1,441,17831.38%
Wisconsin351,51931.31%
Idaho11,16830.32%
Ohio1,383,52129.65%
Arkansas437,29429.32%
West Virginia59,18229.22%
Michigan1,323,01028.86%
Minnesota344,01528.57%
Kentucky338,66527.84%
Oklahoma269,09027.47%
Utah35,50627.22%
Alabama1,251,79327.01%
Indiana598,76026.92%
Oregon75,04326.29%
Illinois1,736,57026.10%
Pennsylvania1,349,72425.97%
Vermont7,55725.95%
North Dakota20,94125.69%
Nebraska87,77024.98%
Missouri668,38024.75%
Tennessee1,081,83224.66%
Kansas159,56224.64%
South Carolina1,294,89924.54%
New Mexico41,04324.23%
Nevada262,13723.03%
South Dakota16,34422.86%
North Carolina2,116,76922.49%
Rhode Island68,12822.04%
Florida3,238,89822.02%
Georgia3,172,36021.50%
New York2,951,91721.06%
California2,175,39120.53%
Washington271,28520.42%
Arizona302,47420.34%
New Hampshire19,37319.82%
Texas3,287,34919.33%
Massachusetts500,26518.71%
Delaware202,64318.64%
Connecticut366,65117.91%
Colorado222,76417.71%
Virginia1,548,21917.60%
New Jersey1,148,64017.32%
Montana4,82616.27%
Wyoming5,12315.34%
Alaska22,59814.18%
Maryland1,744,13113.31%
Hawaii23,4779.40%

Black Poverty Rate By State 2021