Poverty rates by region and metro/nonmetro status, 2013-17

Percent poor

Bar chart with 4 groups with 2 items per group.

Group 1, Northeast.
Item 1, Nonmetro 13.4.
Item 2, Metro 12.8.
Group 2, Midwest.
Item 1, Nonmetro 14.3.
Item 2, Metro 13.6.
Group 3, West.
Item 1, Nonmetro 16.7.
Item 2, Metro 14.3.
Group 4, South.
Item 1, Nonmetro 20.8.
Item 2, Metro 15.

Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year average county-level data for 2013-17 and 2013 Office of Management and Budget nonmetro/metro county designations.