Poverty rates by region and metro/nonmetro status, 2012-16

Percent poor

Bar chart with 4 groups with 2 items per group.

Group 1, Northeast.
Item 1, Nonmetro 13.8.
Item 2, Metro 13.1.
Group 2, Midwest.
Item 1, Nonmetro 14.6.
Item 2, Metro 14.1.
Group 3, West.
Item 1, Nonmetro 17.2.
Item 2, Metro 15.
Group 4, South.
Item 1, Nonmetro 21.3.
Item 2, Metro 15.5.

Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year average county-level data for 2012-16 and 2013 Office of Management and Budget nonmetro/metro county designations.